Word forms: (regular plural) throughputs
noun (Chemical Engineering: General) The throughput is the amount of feed that is put through a process. ⇒ In this case throughput can be defined as the quantity of gas flowing through a pipe in pressure-volume units per unit time at room temperature. ⇒ Increases in unit power at nuclear power plants require increased throughput in the purification systems. ⇒ The throughput is the amount of feed that is put through a process.
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