positive feedback
noun Date: 1934 feedback that tends to magnify a process or increase its output

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  • Positive feedback — Alarm or panic can spread by positive feedback among a herd of animals to cause a stampede. Positive feedback is energy taken from the output of a system and reapplied to the input, which is phase congruent with the input signal. A system… …   Wikipedia

  • Positive Feedback — A self perpetuating pattern of investment behavior. The herd mentality that causes investors to sell when the market is declining and buy when it s rising is an example of positive feedback. Positive feedback is the reason why market declines… …   Investment dictionary

  • positive feedback — teigiamasis grįžtamasis ryšys statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. positive feedback; regenerative feedback vok. Mitkopplung, f; positive Rückführung, f; positive Rückkopplung, f rus. положительная обратная связь, f pranc. réaction… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • positive feedback — teigiamasis grįžtamasis ryšys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. positive feedback; regenerative feedback vok. positive Rückkopplung, f rus. положительная обратная связь, f pranc. réaction positive, f; rétroaction positive, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • positive feedback — noun feedback in phase with (augmenting) the input (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑regeneration • Derivationally related forms: ↑regenerate (for: ↑regeneration) …   Useful english dictionary

  • positive feedback — See feedback …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • positive feedback — Electronics. See under feedback (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • positive feedback — noun Electronics feedback that tends to enhance the effect by which it is produced …   English new terms dictionary

  • positive feedback — /pɒzətɪv ˈfidbæk/ (say pozuhtiv feedbak) noun See feedback (def. 3) …   Australian English dictionary

  • positive feedback — affirmative reaction, positive response …   English contemporary dictionary

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