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throughput Line breaks: through|put
Pronunciation: /ˈθruːpʊt/

Definition of throughput in English:


The amount of material or items passing through a system or process: fast data throughput a weekly throughput of 200,000 shoppers falling throughput and rising production costs
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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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