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  • n. A measure of responsiveness
  • n. A measure of the gain of a system

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being responsive; specifically, in anthropology, mental responsiveness; that attribute of mind in virtue of which there is a relation of correspondence between modes of thought and physical surroundings, so that the human mind, for example, even in its more complex operations, reflects environment with striking fidelity.

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