output gap

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output gap

[′au̇t‚pu̇t ‚gap]
(electronics)
An interaction gap by means of which usable power can be abstracted from an electron stream in a microwave tube.
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This 3 percent limit, however, was totally insufficient to fill the deflationary gap created by corporate debt repayment and increasing household savings.
With no one borrowing, the entire savings of the household sector together with the debt repayment of the corporate sector just sits in the banks unused, effectively becoming the economy's deflationary gap.
This means the entire savings of the household sector together with the debt repayment of the corporate sector have become the leakage to the income stream, effectively becoming the economy's deflationary gap.