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servocontrol

[ noun sur-voh-kuhn-trohl; verb sur-voh-kuhn-trohl ]
/ noun ˈsɜr voʊ kənˌtroʊl; verb ˌsɜr voʊ kənˈtroʊl /
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noun

control by means of a servomechanism.
a servomechanism used as a control.
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.

to operate (a mechanism) with such a device.

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