Meaning of INPUT in English

INPUT

[in.put] n (1753) 1: something that is put in: as a: an amount put in "increased ~ of fertilizer increases crop yield" b: power or energy put into a machine or system for storage, conversion in kind, or conversion of characteristics usu. with the intent of sizable recovery in the form of output c: a component of production (as land, labor, or raw materials) d: information fed into a data processing system or computer e: advice, opinion, comment

2: the means by which or the point at which an input (as of energy, material, or data) is made

3: the act or process of putting in

[2]input vt in.put.ted or input ; in.put.ting (1946): to enter (as data) into a computer or data processing system

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