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servomotor

[sur-voh-moh-ter] /ˈsɜr voʊˌmoʊ tər/
noun
1.
a motor or the like forming part of a servomechanism.
Origin of servomotor
1885-1890
1885-90; < French servo-moteur < Latin serv(us) slave + French -o- -o- + moteur motor
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  • Rick held a servomotor in place while Phil Sherman, one of the other technicians, bolted it securely.

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British Dictionary definitions for servomotor

servomotor

/ˈsɜːvəʊˌməʊtə/
noun
1.
any motor that supplies power to a servomechanism
Word Origin
C19: from French servo-moteur, from Latin servus slave + French moteurmotor
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