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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Output  \Out"put`\,  n. 
  1.  The  amount  of  coal  or  ore  put  out  from  one  or  more  mines, 
  or  the  quantity  of  material  produced  by  or  turned  out 
  from  one  or  more  furnaces  or  mills,  in  a  given  time. 
 
  2.  (Physiol.)  That  which  is  thrown  out  as  products  of  the 
  metabolic  activity  of  the  body;  the  egesta  other  than  the 
  f[ae]ces.  See  {Income}. 
 
  Note:  The  output  consists  of:  a  The  respiratory  products  of 
  the  lungs,  skin,  and  alimentary  canal,  consisting 
  chiefly  of  carbonic  acid  and  water  with  small 
  quantities  of  hydrogen  and  carbureted  hydrogen.  b 
  Perspiration,  consisting  chiefly  of  water  and  salts. 
  c  The  urine,  which  is  assumed  to  contain  all  the 
  nitrogen  truly  excreted  by  the  body,  besides  a  large 
  quantity  of  saline  matters  and  water.  --Foster. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  output 
  n  1:  things  produced  [syn:  {end  product}] 
  2:  production  of  a  certain  amount  [syn:  {yield}] 
  3:  signal  that  comes  out  of  an  electronic  system  [syn:  {output 
  signal}] 
  4:  what  is  produced  in  a  given  time  period  [syn:  {outturn},  {turnout}] 
  v  :  to  create  or  manufacture  a  specific  amount;  "the  computer  is 
  outputting  the  data  from  the  job  I'm  running" 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  output 
 
    {Data}  transferred  from  a  computer  system  to 
  the  outside  world  via  some  kind  of  {output  device}. 
 
  Opposite:  {input}. 
 
  (1997-04-28) 
 
 




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