input

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɪnpʊt]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

input (countable and uncountable, plural inputs)

  1. The act or process of putting in; infusion.
  2. That which is put in, as in an amount.
  3. Contribution of work or information, as an opinion or advice.
    You can provide input via this form.
  4. Data fed into a process with the intention of it shaping or affecting the output of that process.
    sound input
  5. (electronics) An input jack.
    model with A/V input

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Verb[edit]

input (third-person singular simple present inputs, present participle inputting, simple past and past participle input or inputted)

  1. (transitive) To put in; put on.
  2. (transitive) To enter data.
    The user inputs his date of birth and the computer displays his age.
    • 2021 April 30, Stephen Marche, “The Computers Are Getting Better at Writing”, in The New Yorker[1]:
      An artificial-intelligence application called Sudowrite wrote the paragraph above. I inputted the text of the first section of “The Metamorphosis” and then pressed a button called Wormhole. The computer composed the continuation.
  3. (transitive) To accept data that is entered.
    • 2009, J Stanley Warford, Computer Systems:
      The program inputs a value for the integer variable num and compares it with the constant integer limit.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English input.

Noun[edit]

input m (plural inputs)

  1. (computing) input (data fed into a process)
    Synonym: invoer

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English input.

Noun[edit]

input m (plural inputs)

  1. (computing) input (data fed into a process)
    Synonym: entrada