[ out-poot ]
/ ˈaʊtˌpʊt /
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the act of turning out; production: the factory's output of cars; artistic output.
the quantity or amount produced, as in a given time: to increase one's daily output.
the material produced or yield; product.
the current, voltage, power, or signal produced by an electrical or electronic circuit or device.Compare input (def. 4).
- 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.
the power or force produced by a machine.
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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How to use output in a sentence
To calculate this derivative I have to pass in this output node.This AI whiz could be the next Elon Musk or Steve Jobs, but first she has to navigate being 18|Taylor Telford|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
Many countries, including those most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, are still pleading for the United States to do more to cut the world’s carbon output.As U.S. leaves Paris accord, climate policy hangs on election outcome|Brady Dennis, Juliet Eilperin, Dino Grandoni|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
Between 2017 and 2018, the median income dropped even as economic output increased.The Bellwether County to Watch in Pennsylvania|Nick Fouriezos|November 2, 2020|Ozy
In 2016, the company was producing 12 to 15 videos per week, but by 2019, the output was reduced to less than 10 videos per week, per former employees.‘Two very, very different companies’: Why CNN’s Great Big Story failed to survive|Tim Peterson|November 2, 2020|Digiday
For each challenge, competitors will be given a problem description, a sample data set, and an expected output to make the desired order and formatting clear.Solve coding challenges at Runcode.ninja online competition, Nov. 6-9|Jim Salter|October 30, 2020|Ars Technica
British Dictionary definitions for output
/ (ˈaʊtˌpʊt) /
the act of production or manufacture
Also called: outturn the amount produced, as in a given perioda high weekly output
the material produced, manufactured, yielded, etc
- the power, voltage, or current delivered by a circuit or component
- the point at which the signal is delivered
the power, energy, or work produced by an engine or a system
- the information produced by a computer
- the operations and devices involved in producing this informationSee also input/output
(modifier) of or relating to electronic, computer, or other outputoutput signal; output device; output tax
verb -puts, -putting, -put or -putted (tr)
computing to cause (data) to be emitted as output
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Scientific definitions for output
[ out′put′ ]
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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