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 for output
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Output \Out"put`\, n.
     1. The amount or quantity of a material or product that is
        produced by a mine, factory, or any system for production
        of commercial goods, such as the amount of coal or ore put
        out from one or more mines, or the quantity of material
        produced by, or turned out from, one or more furnaces or
        mills, in a given time; production.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     2. The materials, profits, or information produced by any
        system.
        [PJC]
  
     3. (Physiol.) That which is thrown out as products of the
        metabolic activity of the body; the egesta other than the
        faeces. See Income.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The output consists of: (a) The respiratory products of
           the lungs, skin, and alimentary canal, consisting
           chiefly of carbonic acid and water with small
           quantities of hydrogen and carbureted hydrogen. (b)
           Perspiration, consisting chiefly of water and salts.
           (c) The urine, which is assumed to contain all the
           nitrogen truly excreted by the body, besides a large
           quantity of saline matters and water. --Foster.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     4. The power, voltage, or current produced by a device to
        generate or regulate electrical power; as, the power
        supply had a maximum output of 250 milliamps.
        [PJC]
  
     5. (Computers) The data or information produced by operation
        of a computer program or subroutine for transfer to
        another program or to an external device. The output of
        one program may be used as the input to another program.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  output
      n 1: final product; the things produced [syn: end product,
           output]
      2: production of a certain amount [syn: output, yield]
      3: signal that comes out of an electronic system [syn: output
         signal, output]
      4: the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created
         (usually within a given period of time); "production was up
         in the second quarter" [syn: output, yield, production]
      5: what is produced in a given time period [syn: output,
         outturn, turnout]
      v 1: to create or manufacture a specific amount; "the computer
           is outputting the data from the job I'm running"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  113 Moby Thesaurus words for "output":
     ALGOL, COBOL, FORTRAN, achieve, achievement, aftermath,
     alphabetic data, alphanumeric code, angular data, assembler,
     avails, bearing, binary digit, binary scale, binary system, bit,
     box office, bug, bumper crop, byte, command pulses, commands,
     commissions, compiler, computer code, computer language,
     computer program, control signals, controlled quantity,
     correcting signals, create, credit, credits, crop, data,
     disposable income, dividend, dividends, earned income, earnings,
     efficiency, error, error signals, feedback pulses,
     feedback signals, film data, fruit, gain, gains, gate,
     gate receipts, generate, get, gross, gross income, gross receipts,
     harvest, hexadecimal system, income, information, input data,
     input quantity, instructions, intake, machine language, make,
     manufacture, message, multiple messages, net, net income,
     net receipts, noise, numeric data, octal system, oscillograph data,
     output data, output quantity, play, polar data, proceeds, produce,
     product, production, productivity, profit, profits,
     punch-card data, put out, random data, receipt, receipts,
     receivables, rectangular data, reference quantity, result, returns,
     revenue, royalties, ruly English, second crop, signals,
     single messages, take, take-in, takings, throughput, turnout,
     unearned income, unorganized data, vintage, visible-speech data,
     yield
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  output
  
      Data transferred from a computer system to
     the outside world via some kind of output device.
  
     Opposite: input.
  
     (1997-04-28)
  

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