Input definition

ĭnpo͝ot
Something put into a system or expended in its operation to achieve output or a result, especially:
  • Energy, work, or power used to drive a machine.
  • Current, electromotive force, or power supplied to an electric circuit, network, or device.
  • Information put into a communications system for transmission or into a computer system for processing.
  • Any of the items, including materials, equipment, and funds, required for production.
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To enter (data or a program) into a computer.
verb
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The act of putting in.
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What is put in.
  • 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.
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To enter (data) into a computer.
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Of or relating to computer input.
adjective
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(1) Data that is ready for entry into the computer.
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A terminal connection for receiving electric power or signals.
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That which is put in, as in an amount.
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The definition of input is something entered into a machine or other system, the act of entering data or other information, or input can also describe giving one's help, advice or thoughts.

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.

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Contribution of information or a comment or viewpoint.

A discussion with input from all members of the group.

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The act of putting in; infusion.

A steady input of fuel.

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An amount put in.
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The act or process of putting in; infusion.
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Contribution, or share in a contribution.
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Something fed into a process with the intention of it shaping or affecting the outputs of that process.
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To put in; put on.
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The user inputs his date of birth and the computer displays his age.

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To accept data that is entered.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
input
Plural:
inputs

Origin of input

  • From Middle English inputten, equivalent to in- +‎ put.

    From Wiktionary