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A motor that controls the action of the mechanical device in a servomechanism.

[French servomoteur : Latin servus, slave + French moteur, motor (from Old French, from Latin mōtor, that which sets in motion; see motor).]


(Electrical Engineering) any motor that supplies power to a servomechanism
[C19: from French servo-moteur, from Latin servus slave + French moteur motor]


(ˈsɜr voʊˌmoʊ tər)

a motor or the like forming part of a servomechanism.
[1885–90; < French servo-moteur < Latin serv(us) slave + French -o- -o- + moteur motor]
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