[sur-voh-mek-uh-niz-uh m, sur-voh-mek-]
- an electronic control system in which a hydraulic, pneumatic, or other type of controlling mechanism is actuated and controlled by a low-energy signal.
Origin of servomechanism
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- a mechanical or electromechanical system for control of the position or speed of an output transducer. Negative feedback is incorporated to minimize discrepancies between the output state and the input control setting
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