negative feedback definition

  • noun:
    • comments that decreases the production of a system, like the action of temperature on a thermostat to limit the production of a furnace or even the buildup of toxic waste elements by an ever growing population of micro-organisms.
    • a feedback loop where the result signal of something is amplified with a net negative gain and put into the input signal, before the primary amplifier
    • feedback in opposing stage with (decreasing) the feedback

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