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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
106 words

1 any feature of a system, e.g. of a metabolic pathway or of an electronic circuit, whereby information about the ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
49 words

In technology, process by which an electronic or mechanical control system monitors and regulates itself. A governor device that restricts ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

1 In cybernetics, feedback occurs when some of the output from a system is isolated and fed-back as input (...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

Mechanism by which the products or outcomes of a process are coupled to the input. Feedback mechanisms are important in regulating many physiological processes. ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
50 words
[Th] ... A concept in the archaeological application of systems theory reflecting the continually changing relationship between cultural variables and their environment. A system ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Cosmology

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Current Version:
2008
In a cosmological setting, feedback refers to the way in which the consequences of structure formation might affect the later development of structures. When the first structures form, the ... More

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