feedback

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Etymology[edit]

feed +‎ back.

Noun[edit]

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.

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

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English feedback.

Noun[edit]

feedback

  1. feedback

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Inflection of feedback (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative feedback feedbackit
genitive feedbackin feedbackien
partitive feedbackiä feedbackejä
illative feedbackiin feedbackeihin
singular plural
nominative feedback feedbackit
accusative nom.? feedback feedbackit
gen. feedbackin
genitive feedbackin feedbackien
partitive feedbackiä feedbackejä
inessive feedbackissä feedbackeissä
elative feedbackistä feedbackeistä
illative feedbackiin feedbackeihin
adessive feedbackillä feedbackeillä
ablative feedbackiltä feedbackeiltä
allative feedbackille feedbackeille
essive feedbackinä feedbackeinä
translative feedbackiksi feedbackeiksi
instructive feedbackein
abessive feedbackittä feedbackeittä
comitative feedbackeineen

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Noun[edit]

feedback m ‎(plural feedbacks)

  1. feedback (generic)

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

feedback m (plural feedbacks)

  1. feedback (assessment on information produced)

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English

Noun[edit]

feedback m ‎(plural feedbacks)

  1. feedback