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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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Small clearances between knives and screens, high air-flow rate, and high rotor rpm result in high throughputs.
In most cases, WRITE throughput is very close to the READ throughput limit for sequential I/Os.
Despite this genomic accomplishment and other successes however, high throughput methods are generally limited to the automation of a single quantitative analytical device.
Throughput can be calculated in two ways: by dividing good units produced by the total time or by multiplying the other three throughput measures.
Per Rich Simon, "Once we passed about ten workstations and fifteen render machines, the disks started to bog down, so we needed not only considerably larger storage capacity, but also faster throughput.
In this paper, we analyze the stability of the original BEB algorithm by showing that the network throughput continues to be non-zero even when the number of nodes goes to infinity.
Two auger-feed models have average throughputs of 175 and 275 lb/hr with throat sizes of 8 x 8 in.
11a, which provides effective throughput of about half the raw data rate.
Throughput is the steady rate of data flow between the storage system and the host.