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English definition of “servomechanism”

servomechanism

noun [C]     /ˈsɜː.vəʊˌmek.ə.nɪ.zəm/ US  /ˌsɝː.voʊˈmek-/ (also servo, /ˈsɜː.vəʊ/ US  /ˈsɝː.voʊ/) specialized
a system that uses a small amount of power to control the power of a larger machineEngines and motorsThe engine and engine parts
(Definition of servomechanism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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