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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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The new low-power mobile AMD Athlon(tm) 64 processor models 2800+ and 2700+ further expand the award-winning AMD Athlon 64 processor family, offering a powerful 32-bit computing experience today with a seamless transition to 64-bit applications.
Based on the award-winning AMD64 technology, the AMD Opteron processor-based solutions from HP deliver powerful 32-bit computing performance, extend the performance of memory-constrained applications, and drive 64-bit capabilities and benefits to x86-based environments.
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