throughput

noun through·put \ ˈthrü-ˌpu̇t \

Definition of throughput

:output, production
  • the throughput of a computer

Examples of throughput in a Sentence

  1. The network can handle large throughputs.

  2. finding ways to increase throughput

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First Known Use of throughput

circa 1915


THROUGHPUT Defined for English Language Learners

throughput

noun

Definition of throughput for English Language Learners

  • : the amount of material, data, etc., that enters and goes through something (such as a machine or system)



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