open loop

noun

Definition of open loop

: a control system for an operation or process in which there is no self-correcting action as there is in a closed loop

First Known Use of open loop

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Open loop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20loop. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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