servo mechanical

servomechanism

[sur-voh-mek-uh-niz-uhm, sur-voh-mek-]
noun
an electronic control system in which a hydraulic, pneumatic, or other type of controlling mechanism is actuated and controlled by a low-energy signal.

Origin:
1940–45; servo- + mechanism

servomechanical [sur-voh-muh-kan-i-kuhl] , adjective
servomechanically, adverb
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servomechanism (ˈsɜːvəʊˌmɛkəˌnɪzəm, ˌsɜːvəʊˈmɛk-)
 
n
a mechanical or electromechanical system for control of the position or speed of an output transducer. Negative feedback is incorporated to minimize discrepancies between the output state and the input control setting
 
servomechanical
 
adj

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