negative feedback


negative feedback

noun

Definition of NEGATIVE FEEDBACK

:  feedback that tends to dampen a process by applying the output against the initial conditions

First Known Use of NEGATIVE FEEDBACK

1934

negative feedback

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEGATIVE FEEDBACK

: feedback that tends to stabilize a process by reducing its rate or output when its effects are too great

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: negative form
Previous Word in the Dictionary: negative electron
All Words Near: negative feedback

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up negative feedback? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).