But ultimately, the onslaught of negative feedback forced the lingerie monopoly to remove the item from its inventory.
He says he has yet to experience any negative feedback from the galaxy of Whovians.
I got some negative feedback for my unenthralled response to Chris Christie's convention speech.
negative feedback n.
Feedback that reduces the output of a system.
feedback feed·back (fēd'bāk')
The return of a portion of the output of a process or system to the input, especially when used to maintain performance or to control a system or process.
The portion of the output so returned.
The return of information about the result of a process or activity.
|negative feedback |
Feedback in which the output quantity or signal lowers the input quantity or signal. Negative feedback is used in natural and artificial regulatory mechanisms, as well as in the design of oscillators.
The supply of an input to some process or system as a function of its output. See more at negative feedback, positive feedback.
A process in which a system regulates itself by monitoring its own output. That is, it “feeds back” part of its output to itself. Feedback is used to control machines; a heating system, for example, uses a thermostat to monitor and adjust its output. Feedback is also used by the human brain to control various muscles and joints.
Note: By extension, “feedback” is any response or information about the result of a process.
Note: Feedback is usually a feature of automation.
Response, esp information and opinion: We'll wait for feedback before we try anything else
[1950s+; fr the portion of output fed back to the input in an automatic control circuit or system]