closed-loop

[ klohzd-loop ]
/ ˈkloʊzdˈlup /

adjective Engineering.

of or relating to a processing system in which effluents are recycled, that is, treated and returned for reuse.
of or relating to an automatic control system operating on a feedback principle.Compare feedback(def 2).

Origin of closed-loop

First recorded in 1950–55

Definition for closed-loop (2 of 2)

closed loop


noun Computers, Electronics.

the complete path followed by a signal as it is fed back from the output of a circuit, device, or system to the input and then back to the output.
Compare feedback loop.
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