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Output vs. Outcome

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Outputnoun

(economics) Production; quantity produced, created, or completed.

‘The factory increased its output this year.’;

Outcomenoun

That which is produced or occurs as a result of an event or process.

‘A quality automobile is the outcome of the work of skilled engineers and thousands of workers.’;

Outputnoun

(computing) Data sent out of the computer, as to output device such as a monitor or printer, or data sent from one program on the computer to another.

‘a six-page output; six pages of output’;

Outcomenoun

(probability theory) The result of a random trial. An element of a sample space.

‘Three is a possible outcome of tossing a six-sided die.’;

Outputnoun

(medicine) The flow rate of body liquids such as blood and urine.

Outcomenoun

(education) The results or evidence of students' learning experience. Often used in place of desired outcomes.

‘The outcomes of this course are outlined in your syllabus.’;

Outputverb

(economics) To produce, create, or complete.

‘We output 1400 units last year.’;

Outcomenoun

The scoreline; the result.

Outputverb

(computing) To send data out of a computer, as to an output device such as a monitor or printer, or to send data from one program on the computer to another.

‘When I hit enter, it outputs a bunch of numbers.’;

Outcomenoun

That which comes out of, or follows from, something else; issue; result; consequence; upshot.

‘All true literature, all genuine poetry, is the direct outcome, the condensed essence, of actual life and thought.’;

Outputnoun

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.

Outcomenoun

something that results;

‘he listened for the results on the radio’;

Outputnoun

The materials, profits, or information produced by any system.

Outcomenoun

a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon;

‘the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise’; ‘his decision had depressing consequences for business’; ‘he acted very wise after the event’;

Outputnoun

That which is thrown out as products of the metabolic activity of the body; the egesta other than the fæces. See Income.

Outputnoun

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.

Outputnoun

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.

Outputnoun

final product; the things produced

Outputnoun

production of a certain amount

Outputnoun

signal that comes out of an electronic system

Outputnoun

the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time);

‘production was up in the second quarter’;

Outputnoun

what is produced in a given time period

Outputverb

to create or manufacture a specific amount;

‘the computer is outputting the data from the job I'm running’;

Outputnoun

the amount of something produced by a person, machine, or industry

‘output from the mine ceased in May’; ‘efficiency can lead to higher outputs’;

Outputnoun

the action or process of producing something

‘the output of certain hormones under stress’;

Outputnoun

the power, energy, or other results supplied by a device or system

‘high voltage output: 50–250 amps’;

Outputnoun

a place where power or information leaves a system.

Outputverb

(of a computer or other device) produce, deliver, or supply (data)

‘you can output the image directly to a video recording system’;

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