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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).]
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(Electrical Engineering) any motor that supplies power to a servomechanism
[C19: from French servo-moteur, from Latin servus slave + French moteur motor]
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ser•vo•mo•tor(ˈsɜr voʊˌmoʊ tər)
a motor or the like forming part of a servomechanism.
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