positive feedback

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positive feedback

[′päz·əd·iv ′fēd‚bak]
(control systems)
Feedback in which a portion of the output of a circuit or device is fed back in phase with the input so as to increase the total amplification. Also known as reaction (British usage); regeneration; regenerative feedback; retroaction (British usage).
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