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feedback

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EtymologyEdit

feed +‎ back.

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feedback (uncountable)

  1. Critical assessment on information produced
    After you hand in your essays, I will give both grades and feedback.
  2. (cybernetics, systems) The signal that is looped back to control a system within itself.
  3. The high-pitched howling noise heard when there's a loop between a microphone and a speaker.

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  • Adjectives often used with "feedback": positive, negative, delayed, linear, nonlinear, etc.

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feedback (third-person singular simple present feedbacks, present participle feedbacking, simple past and past participle feedbacked)

  1. (music) To generate the high-frequency sound by allowing a speaker to cause vibration of the sound generator of a musical instrument connected by an amplifier to the speaker.
    The show ended with a riot of feedbacking guitars.
  2. (transitive) To provide informational feedback to.
    His employees feedbacked him a lot more than he wanted.
  3. (transitive) To convey by means of specialized communications channel.
    Customers feedbacked their complaints and some praise.

Usage notesEdit

  • Some are likely to prefer "feed back" and its inflected forms "feeds back", "feeding back", or "fed back".

FinnishEdit

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From English feedback.

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feedback

  1. feedback

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feedback m (plural feedbacks)

  1. feedback (generic)

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feedback m (plural feedbacks)

  1. feedback (assessment on information produced)