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servo

[′sər·vō]
(control systems)
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servo

A motor or other form of actuator, which receives a small signal from the control device and exerts a large force to accomplish the desired work. See servomechanism.
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servo

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.
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