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thruput

[throo-poo t] /ˈθruˌpʊt/
noun

throughput

or thruput

[throo-poo t] /ˈθruˌpʊt/
noun
1.
the quantity or amount of raw material processed within a given time, especially the work done by an electronic computer in a given period of time.
Origin of throughput
1920-1925
1920-25; from phrase put through, modeled on output
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British Dictionary definitions for thruput

throughput

/ˈθruːˌpʊt/
noun
1.
the quantity of raw material or information processed or communicated in a given period, esp by a computer
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Word Origin and History for thruput

throughput

n.

"energy, activity," 1808, Scottish slang; from through + put. Industrial sense is from 1915.

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