- a processing system in which effluents are recycled, that is, treated and returned for reuse.
- an automatic control system operating on a feedback principle.
Origin of closed loop
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Other definitions for closed loop (2 of 2)
- 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.See also feedback (def. 2).
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How to use closed loop in a sentence
Instead of an infinite string of distinct numbers, you end up in a small, closed loop.Mathematicians Set Numbers in Motion to Unlock Their Secrets|Kelsey Houston-Edwards|February 22, 2021|Quanta Magazine
On a less cosmic front, two mathematicians finally cracked an old problem in May about what kind of rectangles can be found by connecting points on a smooth and continuous closed loop.The Year in Math and Computer Science|Bill Andrews|December 23, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Basically, we have a closed loop, and generate better and better images.Are We Wired to Be Outside? - Issue 92: Frontiers|Grigori Guitchounts|November 11, 2020|Nautilus
With a lot of these, the full closed loop measurement hasn’t been set up.
The film includes beautifully clear descriptions and visualizations — for example, lines winding around a doughnut shape illustrate Mirzakhani’s study of the number of closed loops that can form on various curved surfaces.A documentary and a Bollywood film highlight two disparate paths in mathematics|Emily Conover|October 15, 2020|Science News
The system could operate on a closed loop, recycling its water and harnessing the power of the sun.Why Architects Dream Big—and Crazy|Nate Berg|August 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The symbiotic relationship is part of what The Plant calls its closed-loop system.Vertical Indoor Farms Are Growing in the U.S.|Miranda Green|May 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The "R" has a flat closed loop on the left side of the staff.Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The ankh merely vibrates to evil because of the closed loop at the top, which makes a return circuit.The Eyes Have It|Gordon Randall Garrett
Thus, you see, magnetism produces electricity in the closed loop of wire as it cuts through the magnetic lines of force.ABC of Electricity|William Henry Meadowcroft
The f is longer than the , the g has a very fine form with a closed loop, the r is sharpened, the t straight.Writing & Illuminating, & Lettering|Edward Johnston