input

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Input is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /'ɪnpʊt/
  • Hyphenation: in‧put

Noun[change]

Singular
input

Plural
inputs

  1. (countable & uncountable) The input is the information that is put into something.
    Everyone who is affected should have a chance to provide input.
    You can put a mask over your eyes and plugs in your ears, but it's impossible to block out all sensory input.
    The input to the amplifier should be digital.
    Teachers should welcome input from their students.
    It is important to avoid errors during data input.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
input

Third-person singular
inputs

Past tense
inputted

Past participle
inputted

Present participle
inputting

Plain form
input

Third-person singular
inputs

Past tense
input

Past participle
input

Present participle
inputting

  1. (transitive) If you input something (often into a computer) you put it in.
    If the text has been correctly input to the computer, there should be no problems.
  2. The past tense and past participle of input.

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