What does actual output mean?

actual output meaning in Business Dictionary

The amount of something that a production center actually creates, instead of the amount that it could produce if it were to operate at complete theoretical capacity. Determining the difference between prospective output and real output, or output space, is an important help determining resources of waste or problem that may be focused for procedure improvement.

Sentence Examples with the word actual output

It must be borne in mind that although the explosion may increase the production for a time, it is by no means certain that the actual output of a well is increased in all such cases, though from some wells there would be no production without the use of the torpedo.

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