Meaning of INPUT in English
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
Farmers contributed most of the input into the survey.
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. 2012