servoed


servoed

adjective

  1. acting as part of a servomechanism: servo amplifier.
  2. pertaining to or having to do with servomechanisms: servo engineer.
  3. noting the action of certain mechanisms, as brakes, that are set in operation by other mechanisms but which themselves augment the force of that action by the way in which they operate.

noun, plural ser·vos.

  1. Informal. servomechanism.

verb (used with object), ser·voed, ser·vo·ing.

  1. to connect (a mechanism) to another as a servomechanism.

adjective

  1. (prenominal) of, relating to, forming part of, or activated by a servomechanismservo brakes

noun plural -vos

  1. informal short for servomechanism

noun plural -vos

  1. Australian informal a service station

1910, from servo-motor (1889), from French servo-moteur (1873), ultimately from Latin servus “slave” (see serve (v.)) + motor “mover” (see motor (n.)).

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