[ klohzd-loop ]
/ ˈkloʊzdˈlup /
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).
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Origin of closed-loop
First recorded in 1950–55
Definition for closed-loop (2 of 2)
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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