As a result, a feature was created which allow the two devices to dynamically determine and switch their transmission wires.

Should I use allow or allows in this sentence?

PS: I have read this answer a dozen times now and I still can't infer which is the correct form of allow.

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    A feature is singular. Thus allows
    – Jim
    Dec 4, 2015 at 20:10

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Here the verb allow refers to the noun feature. Since feature is singular, the verb should take the singular form allows.

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