Definition of Positioner

1. Noun. (computer science) the actuator that moves a read/write head to the proper data track.

Exact synonyms: Rotary Actuator
Generic synonyms: Actuator
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Derivative terms: Position, Position



Definition of Positioner

1. Noun. Any mechanical device used to position something ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Positioner

posited
positing
position
position argument
position effect
position paper
position papers
positionable
positional
positional isomer
positional isomers
positional notation
positional representation system
positionally
positioned
positioner (current term)
positioners
positioning
positioning time
positionings
positionless
positions
positive
positive(p)
positive-edge-triggered
positive charge
positive chemotaxis
positive correlation
positive crystal

Literary usage of Positioner

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1. The Monotype System: A Book for Owners & Operators of Monotypes by Lanston Monotype Machine Company (1912)
"When this HEAD is released the positioner is pushed forward by its SPRING so ... Very few experienced operators use the positioner, they find it quicker to ..."

2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"A 600-ft elevated range features a 2500 Ib, 3-axis positioner, ideal for small ... A 3750-ft ground reflection range features a 30000 Ib, 3-axis positioner ..."

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