feedback loop


noun Computers, Electronics.

the path by which some of the output of a circuit, system, or device is returned to the input.

Nearby words

  1. feed someone a line,
  2. feed the kitty,
  3. feed-in tariff,
  4. feedback,
  5. feedback inhibition,
  6. feedbag,
  7. feedbox,
  8. feeder,
  9. feeder line,
  10. feeder road

Compare closed loop.

Origin of feedback loop

First recorded in 1980–85

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