Meaning of OUTPUT in English


I. out ‧ put 1 W2 AC /ˈaʊtpʊt/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable and countable]

1 . the amount of goods or work produced by a person, machine, factory etc ⇨ production :

Output is up 30% on last year.

manufacturing/industrial/agricultural etc output

Korea’s agricultural output

output of

the world’s output of carbon dioxide

2 . the information produced by a computer OPP input

3 . technical the amount of electricity produced by a ↑ generator

II. output 2 AC BrE AmE verb ( past tense and past participle output , present participle outputting ) [transitive]

if a computer outputs information, it produces it

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