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feedback loop

[′fēd‚bak ‚lüp]
(control systems)
A closed transmission path or loop that includes an active transducer and consists of a forward path, a feedback path, and one or more mixing points arranged to maintain a prescribed relationship between the loop input signal and the loop output signal. Also known as feedback control loop.

feedback loop

See CYBERNETICS.
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