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throughputnoun [U]

uk   /ˈθruː.pʊt/ us   /ˈθruː.pʊt/
an amount of work, etc. done in a particular period of time: We need to improve our throughput because demand is high at the moment.
(Definition of throughput from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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throughputnoun [U or C, usually singular]

/ˈθruːpʊt/ uk   us  
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
(Definition of throughput from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “throughput”
in Chinese (Simplified) 生产率, 生产能力…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生產率, 生產能力…
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