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FEEDBACK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does feedback mean? 

FEEDBACK (noun)
  The noun FEEDBACK has 2 senses:

1. the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output
2. response to an inquiry or experiment

  Familiarity information: FEEDBACK used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FEEDBACK (noun)


Sense 1feedback [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Hypernyms ("feedback" is a kind of...):

action; activity; natural action; natural process (a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "feedback"):

negative feedback (feedback in opposite phase with (decreasing) the input)

positive feedback; regeneration (feedback in phase with (augmenting) the input)


Sense 2feedback [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Response to an inquiry or experiment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("feedback" is a kind of...):

answer; reply; response (a statement (either spoken or written) that is made in reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation)


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