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servomechanism Syllabification: ser·vo·mech·an·ism
Pronunciation: /ˈsərvōˌmekənizəm/

Definition of servomechanism in English:


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, especially where feedback is employed to make the control automatic.
Example sentences
  • The control servomechanisms and the engine controls are armour protected.
  • By the time I came along, his hair was gone, and he had turned from auto repair to producing his own invention: a servomechanism for vending machines.
  • Laboratory 1 was concerned with standard electromechanical servomechanisms.
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