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closed-loop

[klohzd-loop] /ˈkloʊzdˈlup/
adjective, Engineering
1.
of or pertaining to a processing system in which effluents are recycled, that is, treated and returned for reuse.
2.
of or pertaining to an automatic control system operating on a feedback principle.
Compare feedback (def 2).
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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