closed loop


Definition of closed loop

: an automatic control system in which an operation, process, or mechanism is regulated by feedback

Examples of closed loop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the closed loop system suffered from the rest of the city being in complete lockdown. Grady Mcgregor, Fortune, 26 July 2022 The gas flows back out through a different channel, then recondenses and passes back through the device again, forming a closed loop system. Margaret Osborne, Smithsonian Magazine, 30 June 2022 If a carrier is willing to share the gallons of diesel information consumed on a trip with their shipper clients, then the same kind of closed loop predictions and corrections around sustainability can be made. Steve Banker, Forbes, 1 June 2022 Emissions Estimates Can Improve Over Time Advanced transportation management solutions are already closed loop systems. Steve Banker, Forbes, 1 June 2022 The closed loop system can only be a transitory solution even if the model succeeds in driving the economy, because the social burdens are mounting. Fortune, 27 May 2022 The local authorities last month greenlighted the arrival of 105 LG employees from Korea on a charter flight to work in a closed loop, the announcement said. Washington Post, 26 Apr. 2022 Every person in the bubble — or closed loop, in Olympics jargon — is required to have their throat swabbed each day to test for the coronavirus. Nathan Fenno Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 10 Feb. 2022 The plant, known as Gigafactory, is running in a closed loop fashion, in which employees live and work inside the factory premises, people familiar with the matter said. Yang Jie, WSJ, 22 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of closed loop

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of closed loop was in 1951

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2 Aug 2022

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“Closed loop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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