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  ( inputs    plural & 3rd person present)   ( inputting    present participle  )
The form input is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle.     
1       n-var   Input consists of information or resources that a group or project receives.  
We listen to our employees and value their input...     
2       n-uncount   Input is information that is put into a computer.     (COMPUTING, Antonym: output)  
3       verb   If you input information into a computer, you feed it in, for example by typing it on a keyboard.     (COMPUTING)  
All this information had to be input onto the computer.      be V-ed onto n  

input device        ( input devices    plural  ) An input device is a piece of computer equipment such as a keyboard which enables you to put information into a computer.     (COMPUTING)      n-count  
1       n-uncount   Input/output refers to the information that is passed into or out of a computer.     (COMPUTING)  
2       n-uncount   Input/output refers to the hardware or software that controls the passing of information into or out of a computer.     (COMPUTING)  
... an input/output system.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
input storage n.
mémoire d'entrée

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