from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Feedback that reduces the output of a system, such as the action of heat on a thermostat to limit the output of a furnace or the accumulation of toxic waste products by a growing population of bacteria.
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- n. a feedback loop in which the output signal of a system is amplified with a net negative gain and added to the input signal, before the main amplifier
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- n. feedback in opposite phase with (decreasing) the input
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