Definition of 'input'
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She no longer needed my input. Times, Sunday Times (2017)To be effective you'll need to input information so the app can map your triggers. The Sun (2017)And your input turns a group project into a success. The Sun (2014)Could extra work on the mental side be more beneficial than additional physical input? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Selection for promotion in all three services requires input from a whole range of people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Will we try to have any input about values? Christianity Today (2000)How are fixed and variable inputs different from each other? Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)You need his input with him away all week. The Sun (2014)This support comes mainly from the relationship between labour inputs and comparative advantage. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)The elasticity of substitution between factor inputs is not infinite. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)The relationship of inputs to outputs is complex. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)What are the conditions for an efficient use of inputs in production? Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)It requires no input from the user. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Seek their views on business challenges to show that you value their input. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Other issues will need organizational input and change. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)There is also a simple relationship between average variable cost and the average product of the variable input. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Now the engineers can see their schedules at any time and input information into the device at each job. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These inputs may be purchased in one year and provide a service flow to the production process for many subsequent years. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)These are used as punched card input for a computer which is thereby able to keep sales records and provide management reports. Computers Basic Facts (1983)Such trade would require substantial imports of components and other inputs but may result in only modest additions to local value added. Competing in a Global Economy (1990) Information is the input; better information is the output. THE STRATEGY MACHINE (2002)The group 's input is often some of the best ideas implemented by the board. TOP MARKETING AND MEDIA COMPANIES IN THE UK (2002)The labour and other inputs used in such activities are not paid a cash price for the work done and are therefore unrecorded. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)Music hall was yet another popular entertainment that thrived, survived and finally collapsed according to the input of capital investment. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)This applies particularly to capital inputs such as (given) plant and equipment. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)Thus, although there was scaffolding of instruction, the teacher was not at all reluctant to provide additional input when students needed it. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)
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Translations for 'input'
British English: input NOUN
Input consists of information or resources that a group or project receives.
We listen to our employees and value their input.
British English: input VERB
If you input information into a computer, you feed it in, for example by typing it on a keyboard.
All this information had to be input onto the computer.
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