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output

[ out-poot ]
/ ˈaʊtˌpʊt /
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noun

verb (used with or without object), out·put·ted or out·put, out·put·ting.

Computers. to transfer (information) from internal storage to an external medium.
to produce; turn out.

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Origin of output

First recorded in 1855–60; out- + put

OTHER WORDS FROM output

su·per·out·put, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for output

output
/ (ˈaʊtˌpʊt) /

noun

verb -puts, -putting, -put or -putted (tr)

computing to cause (data) to be emitted as output
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Medical definitions for output

output
[ output′ ]

n.

The amount produced, ejected, or excreted by an entity during a specified time.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for output

output
[ output′ ]

The energy, power, or work produced by a system or device.
The information that a computer produces by processing a specific input. Compare input device.
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