output

I. output out‧put 1 [ˈaʊtpʊt] noun
1. [countable, uncountable] ECONOMICS MANUFACTURING the amount of goods or services produced by a person, machine, factory, company etc; = OUTTURN:

• The plant has anannual output of around three million metric tons of steel.

• The outputs of the production system need to be accounted for, invoiced and delivered to the customer.

ˌnet ˈoutput
[uncountable] ECONOMICS the difference between the cost of producing something and the price it is sold for; = VALUE ADDED:

• The car producer has a value added or net output of £3000 per car.

2. [uncountable] ECONOMICS the total amount of goods and services produced in the economy or a part of the economy during a particular period of time:

• Global economic output grew by 3.1% last year.

• Farmers could suffer from declining commodity prices as world agricultural output rises.

Manufacturing output in Scotland has risen.

3. [uncountable] COMPUTING the information produced by a computer, either on screen or printed out on paper:

• high quality text output

  [m0] II. output output 2 verb output PTandPP outputting PRESPART [transitive]
COMPUTING if a computer outputs information, it produces it:

• The computer can output the data in various ways.

  [m0] III. input/​output ˌinput/​ˈoutput written abbreviation I/​O adjective [only before a noun] COMPUTING
concerned with putting information into a computer system or getting information from it:

• With this new software, input/​output processing speeds would be increased by 300%.

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output UK US /ˈaʊtpʊt/ noun
[C or U] ECONOMICS, PRODUCTION the amount of goods and services, or waste products, that are produced by a particular economy, industry, company, or worker: »

Monetary policy can be used to help to stabilize output and employment in an economy.

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To become more effective, we need to focus more on outputs and revenues.

output of sth »

Relative to its GDP, Europe's output of IT hardware is only a fraction of that of America.

boost/increase/raise output »

Oil prices fell by $1 following Opec's decision to boost output by 500,000 barrels a day.

reduce/cut/limit output »

The Kyoto deal aimed to reduce the developed world's output of greenhouse gases by 5.2%.

output falls/declines/is down »

Forecasters at the OECD expect that output in the euro zone will fall by 5.3% in the coming year.

output rises/grows/is up »

According to a report by the Confederation of British Industry, factory output has risen in much of Britain over the past three months.

an increase/rise/fall in output »

Biggest falls in output during October were in the consumer durables, capital goods, and manufacturing sectors.

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economic/industrial/manufacturing output

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global/national/domestic output

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annual/total/overall output

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output per hour/employee/worker

[U] IT information or images that are produced by a computer or printer: »

computer/print output

[S or U] the amount of energy, for example, heat or electricity, that is produced by a piece of equipment: »

A high-power output of 2300W (230V) on each channel makes it possible to connect nearly any device.

[C] IT the part of a piece of electrical equipment where power, energy, or sound leaves it: »

Linking your sound card to the speaker outputs on your receiver may cause damage to the card when you turn the volume up.

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output UK US /ˈaʊtpʊt/ verb [T] (outputting, output, output)
IT when a computer or printer outputs information or images, it produces them on paper or on screen : »

Once the printer has been installed, it will output a test document.


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