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input

[ in-poot ]
/ ˈɪnˌpʊt /
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noun

adjective

of or relating to data or equipment used for input: The goal is to reduce input costs.

verb (used with object), in·put·ted or in·put, in·put·ting.

Computers. to enter (data) into a computer for processing.
to contribute (ideas, information, or suggestions) to a project, discussion, etc.

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Origin of input

First recorded in 1745–55; in-1 + put
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British Dictionary definitions for input

input
/ (ˈɪnˌpʊt) /

noun

verb -puts, -putting, -put or -putted

(tr) to insert (data) into a computer
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