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American English: /ˈɪnˌpʊt/
British English: /ˈɪnpʊt/

Translation of input in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable 1.1 (of resources)
    aporte (masculine) (esp Latin America)
    a large financial input
    una gran aportación financiera
    Example sentences
    • It finally allowed efficient input into computers in a format which modern man could understand.
    • These strengths make them ideal for certain IT work, such as computer programming or data input, which many people find boring, she said.
    • About the same time I was told that the paper tape as a means of computer input was dead, too.
    1.2 (contribution)
    aporte (masculine) (esp Latin America)
    Example sentences
    • In this issue we are particularly requesting your input about people involved in chemical engineering, law, forestry and history.
    • It shows that, on average, women contribute 13% to total labour input in farming.
    • Having this type of input contributes to a team feeling.
  • 2 uncountable and countable (Computing)
    (before noun) (unit/data/statement)
    de entrada
    Example sentences
    • The movements in your neck are instantly translated into mouse-compatible input to the computer.
    • The mouse is probably the most important computer input item you'll use in your lifetime, and the right mouse will mean a lot to your computing comfort.
    • The LL-T2015 can accept input from three different computers using an optional connection cable.
  • 3 (Electricity) 3.1 uncountable and countable (of power) 3.2 countable (terminal, jack)
    Example sentences
    • Others have the inputs for recording audio from external devices like cassette players.
    • Both sets ship with a remote control unit with auxiliary sound inputs and a headphone socket.
    • To monitor all of this, the channels for all of the live inputs had to be record-enabled.

transitive verb present participle inputting past tense & past participle input or inputted

  • (data/signal)
    Example sentences
    • As numbers added up they were inputted into computer databases - spewing out vote by ballot box after ballot box and available for all to see on the wall behind the tally centre through a projector aid.
    • There have been delays in setting up the intelligence system and little or no improvement in inputting details of arrests or summonses on the Police National Computer.
    • Work on inputting the details for the Single Payment database was well advanced.
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