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ser·vo

 (sûr′vō)
n. pl. ser·vos
1. A servomechanism.
2. A servomotor.
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servo

(ˈsɜːvəʊ)
adj
(Electrical Engineering) (prenominal) of, relating to, forming part of, or activated by a servomechanism: servo brakes.
n, pl -vos
(Electrical Engineering) informal short for servomechanism
[see servomotor]

servo

(ˈsɜːvəʊ)
n, pl -vos
informal Austral a service station
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ser•vo

(ˈsɜr voʊ)

adj., n., pl. -vos. adj.
1. acting as part of a servomechanism: a servo amplifier.
2. pertaining to or concerned with servomechanisms: a servo engineer.
3. noting the action of certain mechanisms, as brakes, that are set in operation by other mechanisms but which themselves augment the force of that action by the way in which they operate.
n.
[1945–50; independent use of servo-]

servo-

a combining form used in the names of devices or operations that employ a servomechanism: servocontrol.
[extracted from servomotor]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.servo - control system that converts a small mechanical motion into one requiring much greater power; may include a negative feedback system
control system - a system for controlling the operation of another system
Adj.1.servo - of or involving servomechanisms
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Translations

servo

[ˈsɜːvəʊ] Nservo m
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servo

n (inf)Servomechanismus m
adj attrServo-; servo(-assisted) brakesServobremsen pl; servomechanismServomechanismus m; servo steeringServolenkung f
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