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output

1. Electronics
a. the power, voltage, or current delivered by a circuit or component
b. the point at which the signal is delivered
2. the power, energy, or work produced by an engine or a system
3. Computing
a. the information produced by a computer
b. the operations and devices involved in producing this information

output

[′au̇t‚pu̇t]
(computer science)
The data produced by a data-processing operation, or the information that is the objective or goal in data processing.
The data actively transmitted from within the computer to an external device, or onto a permanent recording medium (paper, microfilm).
The activity of transmitting the generated information.
The readable storage medium upon which generated data are written, as in hard-copy output.
(electronics)
The current, voltage, power, driving force, or information which a circuit or device delivers.
Terminals or other places where a circuit or device can deliver current, voltage, power, driving force, or information.
(science and technology)
The product of a system.

output

(architecture)
Data transferred from a computer system to the outside world via some kind of output device.

Opposite: input.

output

(1) Any computer-generated information displayed on screen, printed on paper or in machine readable form, such as disk and tape.

(2) To transfer or transmit from the computer to a peripheral device or communications line.
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Optional 0-5 volt, mV and type J or K thermocouple outputs also available.
As the conductance of the detector varies, there is a proportional variation in the output voltage of each preamplifier and in the variation of the summation amplifier.
With the focus on resource allocation, one of the main concerns in designing a social mechanism to allocate society's resources is efficiency--getting the greatest output from productive inputs (a problem for suppliers).
In addition to ongoing gap analysis, physician executives should keep abreast of environmental changes in order to update strategy, change outputs where necessary, and adjust throughputs to accomplish the new output objectives.
Traditional methods of process development focus on the systematic effects produced by inputs on the outputs.
As a result, dealers became reluctant to place orders, and in late December the major producers of motor vehicles announced drastic cuts in output and increased their sales incentives even further in an attempt to reduce inventories.
All options, which include transfer output (4-20mA) and event input, are interchangeable and easily field-replaceable.
Model TEC-4100m TEC7100, TEC-8100 and TEC-9100 feature universal sensor input, fast sample rate, fuzzy logic PID autotuning control, 6 different outputs, universal power input, bumpless transfer to manual mode and NEMA 4X/IP65 front faces.
Both models have manual or automatic operation modes and 0-5 to 0-10 VDC output signals.