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input

noun     /ˈɪn.pʊt/
B2 [C or U] something such as energy, money, or information that is put into a system, organization, or machine so that it can operate: I didn't have much input into the project (= the help I gave was small). The power input will come largely from hydroelectricity.Electricity and electronicsComputer concepts [C] specialized electronics the part that carries information to a machine, or the place where this is connected: The inputs for the CD-ROM are at the back of the computer. an input deviceMachine parts
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