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throughput

noun [U or C, usually singular]
 
 
/ˈθruːpʊt/
PRODUCTION the amount of work done or people, materials, etc. that are dealt with in a particular amount of time: improve/increase throughput We need to improve our throughput because demand is high at present.a throughput of sth At the maximum there would be a daily throughput of 35,000 visitors. throughput capability/speed/time
IT the amount of data that is dealt with by a machine or system in a particular period of time: a throughput of sth This wireless system has a maximum throughput of 70 megabits per second. fast/high throughput
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