servo mechanism


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  • servo mechanism — helping apparatus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • servo-mechanism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • servo — [1] A servo motor supplies power to a servo mechanism. A servo mechanism is a low power device (electrical, hydraulic, or pneumatic) used to put in operation and control a more complex or powerful mechanism. [2] An oil operated device used to… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • servo — n. (pl. os) 1 (in full servo mechanism) a powered mechanism producing motion or forces at a higher level of energy than the input level, e.g. in the brakes and steering of large motor vehicles, esp. where feedback is employed to make the control… …   Useful english dictionary

  • servo —    Short for servo mechanism, an electromechanical device that uses feedback to provide precise starts and stops for such functions as the motors on a tape drive or the moving of an access arm on a disk …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • servo — /serr voh/, adj., n., pl. servos, v., servoed, servoing. adj. 1. acting as part of a servomechanism: servo amplifier. 2. pertaining to or having to do with servomechanisms: servo engineer. 3. noting the action of certain mechanisms, as brakes,… …   Universalium

  • mechanism — Synonyms and related words: Charlie McCarthy, Marxism, action, agency, agent, ancilla, animalism, apparatus, appliance, approach, arrangement, art, atomism, automatic switch, behaviorism, channel selector, check valve, clockworks, commonsense… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • servo-assisted — /ˌsɜvoʊ əˈsɪstəd/ (say .servoh uh sistuhd) adjective of or relating to a mechanism the operation of which is controlled by a servomechanism …   Australian English dictionary

  • Direct drive mechanism — A Direct drive mechanism is one that takes the power coming from a motor without any reductions (such as a gearbox). Contents 1 Advantages 2 Disadvantages 3 Applications 3.1 High speed …   Wikipedia

  • tracking servo —    The mechanism in an optical drive which senses and adjusts for variations in movement of the recording area (the groove) of a track, caused by imperfections in the medium or the drive mechanism …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • servoaltimeter/servo-assisted altimeter — A type of pneumatic altimeter in which an aneroid mechanism moves an electrical pickup, amplifying the signal to drive a servomotor. The servomotor, in turn, moves the drums and the pointers. This type of altimeter is more accurate than the… …   Aviation dictionary

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