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closed loop

[¦klōzd ′lüp]
(computer science)
A loop whose execution continues indefinitely in the absence of any external intervention.
(control systems)
A family of automatic control units linked together with a process to form an endless chain; the effects of control action are constantly measured so that if the controlled quantity departs from the norm, the control units act to bring it back.

Closed loop

A processing cycle in which wastes are completely recycled or reused and never enter the environment.

closed loop

A system that does not accept inputs from or create outputs to another system. See infinite loop.
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Using the Closed Loop Bench's automated scripting capabilities reduces the risk of human error during testing.
Circulate Capital was also created in collaboration with members of the Closed Loop Partners Ocean steering committee, which is composed of intergovernmental organizations, associations and many of the world's largest companies.
The Closed Loop Fund, which launched two years ago, provides grants and financing at below-market rates to boost the U.S.
Euro Captial, which has invested in some 100 companies since 2005 across a diverse range of sectors, has pledged a programme of ongoing investment support to Closed Loop in order to support the business.
Amaray's Closed Loop continues to target cost improvements in order to support their customers and the entire supply chain.
"This study is more good news, and we're seeing an evolution of more and more sophistication in this closed loop study," said Aaron Kowalski, assistant vice president for treatment therapies at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
* Interface--since closed loop systems require less attention from the staff, in case of errors, the data must be displayed very clearly and easy to understand.
Print performance comparison between with/without closed loop control gives a measure of process improvements produced by the closed-loop control system.
The Cypher AFM achieves closed loop atomic resolution using sensors in all three axes, combining the accuracy and control of closed loop with the power of atomic resolution for the most accurate images and measurements possible today, according to the manufacturer.
A new office recycling and collection initiative run by Closed Loop Recycling, with partners Marks & Spencer and Solo Cup Europe, will enable local companies to recycle the tonnes of sandwich wrappers, soft drinks bottles and salad trays that are thrown in waste bins every day, as well as the usual waste paper and cardboard.
Solo Cup Europe is the first food packaging manufacturer to contract with the new Closed Loop facility for the provision of recycled PET (rPET) for the production of PET disposables for the foodservice and food to go sectors.
offers a closed loop filtration system for the waterjet cutting industries.

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