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telemotor

[tel-uh-moh-ter] /ˈtɛl əˌmoʊ tər/
noun
1.
a mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic system by which power is applied at or controlled from a distant point, especially such a system actuating a ship's rudder.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; tele-1 + motor
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Examples for telemotor
  • Now lacking the wooden ship's wheel, the bronze telemotor on the bridge once operated the steering gear.
  • Hydraulic telemotor systems should be treated similarly.

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