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throughput

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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throughputthrough‧put /ˈθruːpʊt/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 BBTWORK/DO WORKthe amount of work, goods, or people that are dealt with in a particular period of timethroughput of 🔊 an airport with a weekly throughput of 100,000 passengershigh/low throughput 🔊 a large store with a high throughput of goods
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throughputThat takes the strain off a phone system designed to carry voice and provides higher throughput for Internet users and telecommuters.When hospitals increase throughput all that happens is that the purchaser runs out of money before the end of the year.Tosco oil refinery plans on increasing throughput by 20 percent.Some warehouses have one crane in each aisle whilst others with relatively low rates of throughput depend upon crane transfer mechanisms.It is suggested that the machines will be capable of input-output throughput of up to 1G-byte per second.The price was high in relation to orthodox equipment but was held to be justified by patient throughput.Tosco plans on cutting refinery throughput by 20 percent and laying-off about 130 workers.Forty percent of the Port's throughput is now unitised - both containers and freight vehicles.The Sprint service provides a committed information rate, guaranteeing a minimum sustained throughput.high/low throughputHealth centres with a low throughput may have higher average costs than a busy hospital outpatient department.Semi smart drives with data translation on the drive for higher throughput.That takes the strain off a phone system designed to carry voice and provides higher throughput for Internet users and telecommuters.
From Longman Business Dictionarythroughputthrough‧put /ˈθruːpʊt/ noun [uncountable] the amount of work, materials etc that can be dealt with in a particular period of timeThe airport has a weekly throughput of 100,000 passengers.This machine has the throughput capacity of seven of our old computers (=can deal with seven times as much information in the same period of time).
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