noting the action of certain mechanisms, as brakes, that are set in operation by other mechanisms but which themselves augment the force of that action by the way in which they operate.
to connect (a mechanism) to another as a servomechanism.
Other definitions for servo- (2 of 2)
a combining form used in the names of devices or operations that employ a servomechanism: servocontrol.
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How to use servo in a sentence
With slow precision he set the servo fixes on the huge gray hulk looming up in the viewer, and then snapped the switches sharply.Derelict | Alan Edward Nourse
She stared at Frank Nineteen and the big servo stared at her and we heard a kind of trembling whirr from both of them.
Around noon the next day the big servo checked in, signed the register and headed straight for 22A.
Half an hour later the big servo came in, picked up his refuel receipt, said good-bye politely and left through the inner airlock.
"I felt an immediate overload of power in my DX circuit," the servo-pilot confessed.
British Dictionary definitions for servo (1 of 2)
(prenominal) of, relating to, forming part of, or activated by a servomechanism: servo brakes
informal short for servomechanism
British Dictionary definitions for servo (2 of 2)
Australian informal a service station
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