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input

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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inputin‧put1 /ˈɪnpʊt/ ●●○ W3 AWL noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable] information that is put into a computer opp output 🔊 If the input data specified it, the file will close and the process terminates.2 PUT[countable, uncountable] ideas, advice, money, or effort that you put into a job or activity in order to help it succeedinput into/to 🔊 Farmers contributed most of the input into the survey.input from 🔊 We’ll need input from community nurses.3 [countable, uncountable] technical electrical power that is put into a machine for it to use
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inputMoreover, the introduction of notepad style computers will necessitate non-keyboard input.Here the half-section is said to convert the load to impedance at the input.We value the input of everyone who answered the questionnaire.The impedance of the battery alone is enough to regulate their input.Seven people have been involved in making the banners over the years, with input and ideas from many others.I do not need your input on the subject.input into/toThese assessments form a crucial input to the determination of the actual funding allocation to each Local Authority through Block Grant.Its value remains constant until it is assigned or input to.A quite different method of evaluation is to construct a process model which seeks to relate input to output.Employed lawyers had only a small input into the many Woolf working parties.Almost everyone involved, he said, had some input into what went wrong.In other words, the act of retrieving the information is the input to other transactions.The household production approach extends the neo-classical framework to incorporate the time input into consumption.
Related topics: Computers
inputinput2 ●○○ AWL verb (past tense and past participle inputted or input, present participle inputting) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 TDto put information into a computer opp outputbe input to something 🔊 The information is input to our computer system.
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inputObjections are frequently raised by affected personnel, and methods to input documents automatically are thus highly desirable.The user inputs the data, and the computer stores it in its memory.The user then has to input the date and it is against this date that all transactions will be checked.We're currently inputting the names and addresses of all our customers into a database.We can also let any point inside the cube be input too.be input to somethingThere are two methods by which text may be input to a computer for the purpose of recognition.Handwritten data is input to a computer via an electronic tablet which accurately captures x, y coordinate information of pen-tip movement.The method by which the text is to be input to the computer is also important.Meanwhile more data can be input to D1.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinputin‧put1 /ˈɪnpʊt/ noun1 (also factor input) [countable usually plural, uncountable]ECONOMICS something or someone that is involved or used in a businessthe value of the product as compared with the cost of the inputsan operation with an annual government input of £12 millionCosts of all factor inputs could be reduced.2[uncountable] ideas or advice from someone that helps to make something better or more successfulinput fromGeoff works out the designs with a lot of input from Alice.Please give us your views as we value our customers’ input.3[uncountable]COMPUTING when information is put into a computerThe machines used for data input should be upgraded.4[uncountable]COMPUTING information that is put into a computerEditing of data files may be necessary because of errors or deficiencies in input.inputinput2 verb (past tense and past participle input or inputted, present participle inputting) [transitive]COMPUTING to put information into a computerUsers are responsible for inputting their own data.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
input
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinput
he, she, itinputs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinputtedinput
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave inputted
he, she, ithas inputted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad inputted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill input
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have inputted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam inputting
he, she, itis inputting
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you, we, theyare inputting
Past
I, he, she, itwas inputting
you, we, theywere inputting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been inputting
he, she, ithas been inputting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been inputting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be inputting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been inputting
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