Meaning of INPUT in English

INPUT

n. & v.

--n.

1. what is put in or taken in, or operated on by any process or system.

2 Electronics a a place where, or a device through which, energy, information, etc., enters a system (a tape recorder with inputs for microphone and radio). b energy supplied to a device or system; an electrical signal.

3 the information fed into a computer.

4 the action or process of putting in or feeding in.

5 a contribution of information etc.

--v.tr. (inputting; past and past part. input or inputted) (often foll. by into)

1. put in.

2 Computing supply (data, programs, etc., to a computer, program, etc.).

Phrases and idioms:

input- (or input/) output Computing etc. of, relating to, or for input and output.

Derivatives:

inputter n.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.