Definition of Servo

1. Noun. Control system that converts a small mechanical motion into one requiring much greater power; may include a negative feedback system.

Exact synonyms: Servomechanism, Servosystem
Generic synonyms: Control System



2. Adjective. Of or involving servomechanisms.
Exact synonyms: Servomechanical
Partainyms: Servomechanism, Servomechanism

Definition of Servo

1. Noun. A servomechanism or servomotor. ¹

2. Noun. (Australia NZ) Abbreviation of service station, being a place to buy petrol for cars etc., as well as various convenience items, with or without actual car service facilities. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Servo

1. an automatic device used to control another mechanism [n -VOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Servo

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serving suggestion
serving suggestions
serving time
servings
servite
servitization
servitor
servitors
servitorship
servitorships
servitudes
servlet
servlets
servo (current term)
servo-mechanism
servohydraulic
servomechanical
servomechanism
servomechanisms
servomechanistic
servomotor
servomotors
servos
servosystem
seryl
seryl-tRNA-ATP phosphotransferase
seryls
sesame

Literary usage of Servo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Robot Manipulators: Mathematics, Programming, and Control : the Computer by Richard P. Paul (1981)
"... do begin servo with rx do begin servo with ry do begin servo with rz do begin servo =position =position ^position =position =position =position ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"We'll ride you all your lives ; Your daughters, too, and wives, Shall servo us in our need. And teach our girls to read ! Hats off ! hats off ! ..."

3. The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States by United States Dept. of State, Francis Wharton, John Bassett Moore (1889)
"... to the alliance iu such terms as will servo fully to defeat every expectation of sowing the seeds of division between the United States and France. ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1838)
"... whose pride and pleasure it will be, to servo the interests of his countrymen ; and all who may have occasion to lest his business qualities, ..."

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