[noun sur-voh-kuh n-trohl; verb sur-voh-kuh n-trohl]
  1. control by means of a servomechanism.
  2. a servomechanism used as a control.
  3. Also called Flettner control, servo tab. Aeronautics. a tab that is directly actuated by the control stick and that exerts an aerodynamic force to move a control surface to which it is attached.
verb (used with object), ser·vo·con·trolled, ser·vo·con·trol·ling.
  1. to operate (a mechanism) with such a device.

Origin of servocontrol Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018