readout

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noun read·out \ˈrēd-ˌau̇t\

Definition of readout

  1. 1 :  the process of reading

  2. 2a :  the process of removing information from an automatic device (such as an electronic computer) and displaying it in an understandable formb :  the information removed from such a device and displayed or recorded (as by magnetic tape or printing device)c :  an electronic device that presents information in visual form

  3. 3 :  the radio transmission of data or pictures from a space vehicle

Examples of readout in a sentence

  1. The calculator has a digital readout.

  2. He checked the readout on the screen.

1946

First Known Use of readout

1946


READOUT Defined for English Language Learners

readout

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noun read·out \ˈrēd-ˌau̇t\

Definition of readout for English Language Learners

  • computers : a small screen that shows information; also : the information shown on such a screen


READOUT Defined for Kids

readout

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noun read·out \ˈrēd-au̇t\

Definition of readout for Students

  1. 1 :  information from an automatic device (as a computer) that is recorded (as on a disk) or presented in a form that can be seen

  2. 2 :  an electronic device that presents information in a form that can be seen a calculator's readout

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