Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Output may refer to any of the following:

Input and Output example1. Any information that has been processed by and sent out from a computer or similar device is considered output. A simple example of output is anything you view on your computer monitor. The bottom half of the image to the right shows data being sent from a computer to a printer, which is considered output. That data is then printed onto a piece of paper, also considered a form of output.

Examples of output on a computer

2. When referring to HTML, the <output> tag is used to represent the result of a user's action or a calculation.

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