the act of turning out; production: the factory's output of cars; artistic output.
the quantity or amount produced, as in a given time: to increase one's daily output.
the material produced or yield; product.
the current, voltage, power, or signal produced by an electrical or electronic circuit or device. Compare input ( def 4 ).
information in a form suitable for transmission from internal to external units of a computer, or to an outside medium.
the process of transferring data from internal storage to an external medium, as paper or microfilm.
the power or force produced by a machine.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), outputted or output, outputting.
Computers. to transfer (information) from internal storage to an external medium.
to produce; turn out.

1855–60; out- + put

superoutput, noun
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output (ˈaʊtˌpʊt)
1.  the act of production or manufacture
2.  Also called: outturn the amount produced, as in a given period: a high weekly output
3.  the material produced, manufactured, yielded, etc
4.  electronics
 a.  the power, voltage, or current delivered by a circuit or component
 b.  the point at which the signal is delivered
5.  the power, energy, or work produced by an engine or a system
6.  computing
 a.  the information produced by a computer
 b.  See also input/output the operations and devices involved in producing this information
7.  (modifier) of or relating to electronic, computer, or other output: output signal; output device; output tax
vb , -puts, -putting, -put, -putted
8.  computing to cause (data) to be emitted as output

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Word Origin & History

1839, from out and put. Till c.1880, a technical term in the iron and coal trade. The verb is attested from c.1300, originally "to expel;" meaning "to produce" is from 1858.
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Medical Dictionary

output out·put (out'put')
The amount produced, ejected, or excreted by an entity during a specified time.

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Science Dictionary
output   (out'pt')  Pronunciation Key 
  1. The energy, power, or work produced by a system or device.

  2. The information that a computer produces by processing a specific input.

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Example sentences for outputs
In microeconomics, production is the conversion of inputs into outputs.
The cerebellum modulates the outputs of other brain systems to make them more
This means that rowers have some of the highest power outputs of athletes in
  any sport.
But the derivative inputs a function and outputs another function.
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