Definition of throughput in English:


Syllabification: through·put
Pronunciation: /ˈTHro͞oˌpo͝ot


  • The amount of material or items passing through a system or process.
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    • Both ADSL and cable modems offer throughputs over 100 kbps, but as consumers learn more about the two technologies, they may start gravitating toward DSL.
    • We'll have higher capacities, and faster throughputs, but the competitive landscape just isn't going to change.
    • The incremental cost to add a new process is higher than the cost to increase the throughput of an existing process.

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