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in·put

input

 
 
pronunciation:
In pUt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: that which is put in, such as power or energy to a machine, or information or data to a computer.
The input is stored on the disk.
definition 2: the action or procedure of putting in such things.
The input of the data took several hours.
definition 3: information to be used in an endeavor or project.
Newspapers and magazines can serve as good sources of input for language learning.
similar words:
data
definition 4: opinion, advice, or help.
I'd like your input on the new painting I'm working on.The city sought input from the community in designing the project.Input from her professor helped her revise her paper for publication.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of, concerning, or used for input.
the input valve
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: input, inputs, inputted, inputting
definition: to put or cause to be put in; enter (data or other information) in a computer, ledger, or the like.
We input the data from our research.The accountant input the deductions.
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