- information in a form suitable for transmission from internal to external units of a computer, or to an outside medium.
- the process of transferring data from internal storage to an external medium, as paper or microfilm.
verb (used with or without object), out·put·ted or out·put, out·put·ting.
Related formssu·per·out·put, noun
Examples from the Web for output
World GDP (including North Pole toyshop gross output) is $84.97 trillion.
Eventually, their output is worth five times that much to those who transport it globally.
Of course, the output of this cinematic tradition has been mostly male-dominated.
But a recently purchased automated bottling line has increased their output to sixty cases per hour.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The output of CO2 by industrialization and other human activities—also rising, also measured.
There are a great many other expenses that are not directly in proportion to output, and these follow the same rule.
This assumes a loss of output of 15 per cent as compared with the estimate of 30 per cent quoted above.The Economic Consequences of the Peace|John Maynard Keynes
And this would but represent the output for a single day of only one of the great Bible circulating mediums of this country!The Quiver, 2/1900|Various
And, in all departments of the factory, the output of work is constant and well ordered.The Aeroplane|Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper
Although it did not cry "Excelsior," its output of vocables might have been mistaken, by a casual ear, for that clarion call.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
British Dictionary definitions for output
- the power, voltage, or current delivered by a circuit or component
- the point at which the signal is delivered
- the information produced by a computer
- the operations and devices involved in producing this informationSee also input/output