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through·put

(thrū'put),
A term applied to analytic instruments specifying the number of tests that can be performed in a given time.

through·put

(thrū'put)
A term applied to analytic instruments specifying the number of tests that can be performed in a given time.

throughput

(throo′pŭt″)
1. In hospital management, the sum of the services provided by a health care institution per unit of time. It includes the number of patients treated, admitted, and discharged; the total number of procedures performed; and the quantity of laboratory or radiological services rendered. It is a measure of institutional volume or capacity and a determinant of productivity.
2. In the laboratory, the analysis, processing, or testing of multiple samples. Techniques that foster the rapid or simultaneous processing of multiple samples are called high-throughput.
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SGLP and the Private Company entered into a new throughput agreement pursuant to which SGLP will provide certain crude oil gathering, transportation, terminalling and storage services to the Private Company based on actual volumes transported at market rates;
SGLP and the Private Company will enter into a new throughput agreement pursuant to which SGLP will provide certain crude oil gathering, transportation, terminalling and storage services to the Private Company based on actual volumes transported at market rates;
SAN ANTONIO -- Tesoro Corporation ("Tesoro") (NYSE: TSO) today announced that it has entered into a throughput agreement that will allow the company to transport crude oil in a pipeline owned by Petroterminal de Panama (PTP).
As part of the transaction, AmeriGas executed a long-term throughput agreement to supply propane for its retail operations.
In connection with the acquisition, Phillips 66 will enter into 10-year terminaling and throughput agreements that will include minimum volume commitments covering approximately 85 percent of forecasted volumes.
Explorer is willing to construct this pipeline extension if, in this binding phase of the open season process, it receives sufficient support from shippers willing to sign long-term pipeline Throughput Agreements (TAs).
In conjunction with the proposed transaction, the two companies expect to enter into 15-year throughput agreements containing minimum annual revenue commitments from HollyFrontier.