Meaning of INPUT in English

INPUT

I. in ‧ put 1 W3 AC /ˈɪnpʊt/ BrE AmE noun

1 . [uncountable] information that is put into a computer OPP output :

If the input data specified it, the file will close and the process terminates.

2 . [uncountable and countable] ideas, advice, money, or effort that you put into a job or activity in order to help it succeed

input into/to

Farmers contributed most of the input into the survey.

input from

We’ll need input from community nurses.

3 . [uncountable and countable] technical electrical power that is put into a machine for it to use

II. input 2 AC BrE AmE verb ( past tense and past participle inputted or input , present participle inputting ) [transitive]

to put information into a computer OPP output

be input to something

The information is input to our computer system.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.