- An example of input is the text you type into your computer.
- An example of input is when data is typed into the computer.
- An example of input is when someone asks you about a problem and you give your advice.
- the act of putting in
- what is put in; specif.,
- the amount of money, material, effort, etc. put into a project or process; investment
- electric current, voltage, or power put into a circuit, machine, etc.
- data or programs entered or to be entered into a computer for processing
- any offered information, as an opinion or advice
- a terminal connection for receiving electric power or signals
transitive verb-·put· or -·put·ted, -·put·ting
- Something put into a system or expended in its operation to achieve output or a result, especially:a. Energy, work, or power used to drive a machine.b. Current, electromotive force, or power supplied to an electric circuit, network, or device.c. Information put into a communications system for transmission or into a computer system for processing.d. Any of the items, including materials, equipment, and funds, required for production.
- a. The act of putting in; infusion: a steady input of fuel.b. An amount put in.
- Contribution of information or a comment or viewpoint: a discussion with input from all members of the group.
transitive verbin·put·ted, or in·put in·put·ting, in·puts
(third-person singular simple present inputs, present participle inputting, simple past and past participle input or inputted)
- Putin, put in
From Middle English inputten, equivalent to in- + put.
input - Computer Definition
(1) Data that is ready for entry into the computer.
(2) To enter data into the computer.