throughput meaning

  • In general terms, throughput is the rate of production or the rate at which something can be processed.
  • When used in the context of communication networks, such as Ethernet or packet radio, throughput or network throughput is the rate of successful message delivery over a communication channel.
  • The system throughput or aggregate throughput is the sum of the data rates that are delivered to all terminals in a network.
  • The throughput of a communication system may be affected by various factors, including the limitations of underlying analog physical medium, available processing power of the system components, and end-user behavior.

    Definition of throughput in English Dictionary

  • NounPLthroughputsPREthrough-
    1. (operations) The rate of production; the rate at which something can be processed.
      1. "if the rate of heating is substantially reduced, not only is the throughput of the apparatus diminished and the cost of the process increased, but the properties of the resultant coke are detrimentally affected."
    2. (networking) The rate at which data is transferred through a system.
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      Meaning of throughput for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "throughput" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
      Difficultness: Level 9
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      Definiteness: Level 1
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