There are 2 definitions of servo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsəːvəʊ
 
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noun (plural servos)

  • short for servomechanism or servomotor. the servos should faithfully follow the input commands if the reservoir is holed then the remote brake servo will not be working
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    • The servos are attached to the control shaft of the hydrostatic pump on each wheel.
    • Computerized servos shift the helical gears and operate the wet clutches.
    • Without the generators on, the backup pump takes approximately three seconds to energize the servo.

Origin

late 19th century: from Latin servus 'slave'.

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There are 2 definitions of servo in English:

servo2

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Pronunciation: /ˈsəːvəʊ
 
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noun (plural servos)

Australian informal
  • A service station.
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    • The latter obviously and automatically determines the figures posted at the local servo.
    • I took him on a little tour around the servo because I was so excited.
    • I kicked stones as I walked along, and decided to stop off at the servo near where I live to get some chocolate or something to eat.

Origin

1980s: abbreviation of service station + -o.

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