1. a system which necessitates continual exterior inputs, as opposed to one which constantly recycles the original input. 2. a system which will persist to adhere to a specific group of orders, irrespective of negative outcomes or changed circumstances, because it has no ability to observe or manage itself by way of feedback.

OPEN-LOOP SYSTEM: "The open-loop system faced severe dysfunction and incapacitation the moment inputs are suspended."
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