Servomechanism Definition

sûrvō-mĕkə-nĭzəm
noun
An automatic control system in which the output is constantly or intermittently compared with the input through feedback so that the error or difference between the two quantities can be used to bring about the desired degree of control.
Webster's New World
A self-regulating feedback system or mechanism.
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Other Word Forms of Servomechanism

Noun

Singular:
servomechanism
Plural:
servomechanisms

Origin of Servomechanism

  • servo(motor) mechanism

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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