[ in-poot-out-poot ]
/ ˈɪnˌpʊtˈaʊtˌpʊt /
the process of input or output, encompassing the devices, techniques, media, and data used: A good first step in designing a program is to define the input/output.
pertaining to input or output: Early input/output devices were slow.Abbreviation: I/O
IS YOUR VOCABULARY AS STRONG AS A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT? TRY THIS QUIZ TO SEE!
It may seem like fun and games but this quiz that uses vocab from popular stories will determine how much you know.
Question 1 of 10
Origin of input/output
First recorded in 1910–15
Words nearby input/output
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for input/output
The PDP-3 is designed to accommodate a variety of input-output equipment.Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3)|Digital Equipment Corporation
British Dictionary definitions for input/output
the data or information that is passed into or out of a computerAbbreviation: I/O
(modifier) concerned with or relating to such passage of data or information
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012