input, n. & v.
1 what is put in or taken in, or operated on by any process or system.
2 Electronics a a place where, or a device through which, energy, information, etc., enters a system (a tape recorder with inputs for microphone and radio). b energy supplied to a device or system; an electrical signal.
3 the information fed into a computer.
4 the action or process of putting in or feeding in.
5 a contribution of information etc.
--v.tr. (inputting; past and past part. input or inputted) (often foll. by into)
1 put in.
2 Computing supply (data, programs, etc., to a computer, program, etc.).
input- (or input/) output Computing etc. of, relating to, or for input and output.
access, admission, entrance, entree, entry, import, importation, importing, income, incoming, infiltration, ingoing, ingress, ingression, insertion, insinuation, intake, interpenetration, introduction, introgression, intrusion, leakage, penetration, percolation, reception, seepage