American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Output or production, as of a computer program, over a period of time.
- n. operations The rate of production; the rate at which something can be processed.
- n. networking The rate at which data is transferred through a system.
- n. output relative to input; the amount passing through a system from input to output (especially of a computer program over a period of time)
- From through + put. (Wiktionary)
“While network may improve another other of magnitude in throughput, it is certain that data sets will grow two or more orders of magnitude in the same period of time.”
“Just yesterday (Thu, May 12) I noticed a big bump in throughput, so I ran the speed tests you've linked to again.”
“A cost-efficient and robust two transmitter solution in 20 MHz achieving 100 Mbps throughput is feasible, it says in a. pdf here, going on:”
“I was blown away -- there are thousands of MP3s that I want there, and the throughput is stellar, nearly 100kps on my DSL connection.”
“As part of the transaction, the Valley Forge, Pa., partnership executed a long-term throughput agreement to supply propane for its retail operations.”
““If you will bear with me, sir, for just a few moments longer,” said Murphy, “let’s go back to the word throughput.””
“$8 billion pipeline backlog, but it is certainly prudent to do in that circumstance, and we can do it without sacrificing significant profitability because of the fact that so much of our earnings comes from a pipeline business, that doesn't have throughput or near-term throughput, or commodity price volatility.”
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