open loop

  1. a control system in which an input alters the output, but the output has no feedback loop and therefore no effect on the input.

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How to use open loop in a sentence

  • Hooking the other end of the rope over its head with an open loop, he grasped the line and started to walk down the gorge bottom.

    Out of the Depths | Robert Ames Bennet