from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Output or production, as of a computer program, over a period of time.
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- n. The rate of production; the rate at which something can be processed.
- n. The rate at which data is transferred through a system.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. output relative to input; the amount passing through a system from input to output (especially of a computer program over a period of time)
From through + put. (Wiktionary)