Meaning of OUTPUT in English

OUTPUT

/ ˈaʊtpʊt; NAmE / noun , verb

■ noun [ U , sing. ]

1.

the amount of sth that a person, a machine or an organization produces :

Manufacturing output has increased by 8%.

2.

( computing ) the information, results, etc. produced by a computer :

data output

an output device

—compare input

3.

the power, energy, etc. produced by a piece of equipment :

an output of 100 watts

4.

a place where energy, power, information, etc. leaves a system :

Connect a cable to the output.

■ verb

( out·put·ting , out·put , out·put ) [ vn ] ( computing ) to supply or produce information, results, etc. :

Computers can now output data much more quickly.

—compare input

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.