: the transmission of evaluative or corrective information about an action, event, or process to the original or controlling source
also: the information so transmitted
: the partial reversion (see reversionsense 3a) of the effects of a process to its source or to a preceding stage
: the return to the input of a part of the output of a machine, system, or process (as for producing changes in an electronic circuit that improve performance or in an automatic control device that provide self-corrective action)
: a rumbling, whining, or whistling sound resulting from an amplified or broadcast signal (such as music or speech) that has been returned as input and retransmitted
The company uses customer feedback to improve its products.
He asked for some feedback from his boss.
The computer makes adjustments based on feedback from the sensors.
We were getting some feedback from the microphone.
Recent Examples on the WebWinc selects wines based on the recipient's tastes and preferences and continually reevaluates based on their feedback about each box.
Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 24 Nov. 2022 To share your feedback on Birmingham pro sports teams and venues, click here to take a short survey.
Clif Eason, al, 18 Nov. 2022 As a chef known for his brutally honest feedback, Ramsay welcomes customers' critiques or thoughts on his own restaurants on social media.
Antonia Debianchi, Peoplemag, 14 Nov. 2022 Customers benefit from the speed and quality of your adaptation to their feedback.
James Allen, Fortune, 1 Nov. 2022 It’s scheduled for 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. City staff and consultant Civiltech Engineering Inc. will present three preliminary designs, and those who attend can offer their feedback.
Michelle Mullins, Chicago Tribune, 28 Oct. 2022 Dear Concerned Biologist: Thank you for your wise feedback.
Annie Lane, cleveland, 24 Oct. 2022 Dear Concerned Biologist: Thank you for your wise feedback.
Annie Lane, oregonlive, 24 Oct. 2022 Between now and getting the show to Broadway, Clark and McAnally said the remaining work involves getting it in front of audiences, and hearing their feedback.
Palak Jayswal, The Salt Lake Tribune, 23 Oct. 2022 See More
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: the return to the input of part of the output of a machine, system, or process (as for producing changes in an electronic circuit that improve performance or in an automatic control device that provide self-corrective action)
: the partial reversion of the effects of a process to its source or to a preceding stage
: the return to a point of origin of evaluative or corrective information about an action or process