input : Common Errors in English

About input

Some people object to “input” as computer jargon that’s proliferatedunjustifiably in the business world. Be aware that it’s not welcome inall settings; but whatever you do, don’t misspell it “imput.”

input Meaning(s)

  • (n) signal going into an electronic system
  • (n) a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
  • (n) any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
  • (n) a component of production; something that goes into the production of output
  • (v) enter (data or a program) into a computer

input in News

  1. ComEd Seeks Public Input on Proposed Transmission Line in Ogle, DeKalb, Kane and DuPage Counties

    CHICAGO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ComEd today announced it will host three open houses in July to seek input from the public regarding the utility's proposed Grand Prairie Gateway Project, a new 345,000 ...
    on June 18, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Armada Village seeks public input on livestock ordinance

    The Armada Village Council has set a public hearing for July 8 to gather input on an ordinance regulating the keeping of dogs, cats and other animals within the village.
    on June 18, 2013 Source: The Armada Times

  3. Input sought on flood ordinances

    Terrebonne Parish is holding a series of community meetings to get input from residents on changes to parish flood ordinances that aim to protect property and earn locals discounts on their flood insurance rates.
    on June 16, 2013 Source: The Houma Courier

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