[ throo-poot ]
/ ˈθruˌpʊt /
the quantity or amount of raw material processed within a given time, especially the work done by an electronic computer in a given period of time.
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Origin of throughput
1920–25; from phrase put through, modeled on output
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Example sentences from the Web for throughput
We trade off throughput for intensity, make it more of a premium product.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for throughput
/ (ˈθruːˌpʊt) /
the quantity of raw material or information processed or communicated in a given period, esp by a computer
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