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noun
a peripheral device, as a keyboard or stylus, used to enter data into a computer for processing.
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Origin of input device

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for input device

input device

noun
computing a peripheral device that accepts data and feeds it into a computer
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Scientific definitions for input device

input device
[ ĭnput′ ]

A device, such as a keyboard or a mouse, that is used to enter information into a computer.
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