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in·put

 (ĭn′po͝ot′)
n.
1. 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.
2.
a. The act of putting in; infusion: a steady input of fuel.
b. An amount put in.
3. Contribution of information or a comment or viewpoint: a discussion with input from all members of the group.
tr.v. in·put·ted or in·put, in·put·ting, in·puts
To enter (data or a program) into a computer.

input

(ˈɪnˌpʊt)
n
1. the act of putting in
2. that which is put in
3. (Economics) (often plural) a resource required for industrial production, such as capital goods, labour services, raw materials, etc
4. (Electronics) electronics
a. the signal or current fed into a component or circuit
b. the terminals, or some other point, to which the signal is applied
5. (Computer Science) computing the data fed into a computer from a peripheral device
6. (Electronics) (modifier) of or relating to electronic, computer, or other input
vb, -puts, -putting, -put or -putted
(Computer Science) (tr) to insert (data) into a computer

in•put

(ˈɪnˌpʊt)

n., adj., v. -put•ted -put, -put•ting. n.
1. something that is put in.
2. the act or process of putting in.
3. the power or energy supplied to a machine.
4. the current or voltage applied to an electric or electronic circuit or device.
5.
a. data entered into a computer for processing.
b. the process of introducing data into the internal storage of a computer.
6. contribution of information, ideas, opinions, or the like.
7. the available data for solving a technical problem.
adj.
8. of or pertaining to data or equipment used for input: a computer's main input device.
v.t.
9. to enter (data) into a computer for processing.
10. to contribute (ideas, information, or suggestions) to a project, discussion, etc.
[1745–55]

in·put

(ĭn′po͝ot′)
Noun
1. The energy, power, or work put into a system or device.
2. The data or programs put into a computer.
Verb
To enter data or a program into a computer.

input


Past participle: input
Gerund: inputting

Imperative
input
input
Present
I input
you input
he/she/it inputs
we input
you input
they input
Preterite
I input
you input
he/she/it input
we input
you input
they input
Present Continuous
I am inputting
you are inputting
he/she/it is inputting
we are inputting
you are inputting
they are inputting
Present Perfect
I have input
you have input
he/she/it has input
we have input
you have input
they have input
Past Continuous
I was inputting
you were inputting
he/she/it was inputting
we were inputting
you were inputting
they were inputting
Past Perfect
I had input
you had input
he/she/it had input
we had input
you had input
they had input
Future
I will input
you will input
he/she/it will input
we will input
you will input
they will input
Future Perfect
I will have input
you will have input
he/she/it will have input
we will have input
you will have input
they will have input
Future Continuous
I will be inputting
you will be inputting
he/she/it will be inputting
we will be inputting
you will be inputting
they will be inputting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inputting
you have been inputting
he/she/it has been inputting
we have been inputting
you have been inputting
they have been inputting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inputting
you will have been inputting
he/she/it will have been inputting
we will have been inputting
you will have been inputting
they will have been inputting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inputting
you had been inputting
he/she/it had been inputting
we had been inputting
you had been inputting
they had been inputting
Conditional
I would input
you would input
he/she/it would input
we would input
you would input
they would input
Past Conditional
I would have input
you would have input
he/she/it would have input
we would have input
you would have input
they would have input

input

Any information or instructions that are fed into a computer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.input - signal going into an electronic systeminput - signal going into an electronic system
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
2.input - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds informationinput - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
ad-lib - remark made spontaneously without prior preparation; "his ad-libs got him in trouble with the politicians"
courtesy - a courteous or respectful or considerate remark
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
gambit, ploy - an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker
obiter dictum, passing comment - an incidental remark
mention, reference - a remark that calls attention to something or someone; "she made frequent mention of her promotion"; "there was no mention of it"; "the speaker made several references to his wife"
observation, reflexion, reflection - a remark expressing careful consideration
rib - a teasing remark
sally, wisecrack, quip, crack - witty remark
gibe, jibe, barb, dig, shaft, slam, shot - an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
conversation stopper, stopper - a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply
banality, cliche, commonplace, platitude, bromide - a trite or obvious remark
zinger - a striking or amusing or caustic remark; "he always greeted me with a new zinger"; "she tried to think of some killer of an argument, a real zinger that would disarm all opposition"
3.input - any stimulating information or eventinput - any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
information - knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
elicitation, evocation, induction - stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors; "the elicitation of his testimony was not easy"
kick - the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs); "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"
turn-on - something causing excitement or stimulating interest
negative stimulation, turnoff - something causing antagonism or loss of interest
conditioned stimulus - the stimulus that is the occasion for a conditioned response
reinforcer, reinforcing stimulus, reinforcement - (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it
discriminative stimulus, cue - a stimulus that provides information about what to do
positive stimulus - a stimulus with desirable consequences
negative stimulus - a stimulus with undesirable consequences
4.input - a component of production; something that goes into the production of output
constituent, element, component - an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
Verb1.input - enter (data or a program) into a computer
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
infix, insert, introduce, enter - put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"

input

noun information, facts, material, figures, details, data, documents, statistics, info (informal) a variety of types of input in the classroom
Translations
تَزْويد آلة بالطاقة الكَهْرَبائيَّهتَزْويد الحاسوب بالمَعْلومات
příkonvstupní informace
input
bemenõ teljesítmény
ílagsgögnorka veitt til vélar; inngjöf, framlag
įvesta informacijasąnaudos
ievadītie datipievade
príkonvstupná informácia
girdigirişsağlanan kaynak

input

[ˈɪnpʊt]
A. N (Elec) → entrada f (Comput) → entrada f, input m; (= contribution) → contribución f, aportación f, aporte m (LAm); (= effort, time) → inversión f (Fin) → dinero m invertido, inversión f
we want more input from the local communityqueremos mayor aportación por parte de la comunidad local
B. VT (Comput) [+ data] → entrar

input

[ˈɪnpʊt]
n
(= contribution) [person] → apport m
[resources, money] → apport m
financial input → apport financier
[computer] (= data) → input m
vt
[+ data] → entrerinput device n (COMPUTING)périphérique m d'entrée

input

n
(into computer) → Eingabe f, → Input m or nt; (of capital)Investition f; (of manpower)(Arbeits)aufwand m; (= power input)Energiezufuhr f; (of project etc)Beitrag m; artistic/creative inputkünstlerische/kreative Beiträge pl; their input into the projectihr Beitrag mzum Projekt; input port (Comput) → Eingabeport m
(= point of input, input terminal)Eingang m
vt (Comput) data, text, informationeingeben

input

[ˈɪnpʊt]
1. n
a. (outlay, of funds, labour, energy) → impiego; (contribution, of ideas, work) → contributo
b. (Comput) → dati mpl, input m inv
c. (Elec) → alimentazione f; (in amplifiers) → ingresso
2. vt (Comput) → introdurre

input

(ˈinput) noun
1. something, eg an amount of electrical energy, that is supplied to a machine etc.
2. information put into a computer for processing.
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