• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Servo-motor a motor which forms part of a servomechanism.
    • Servo-motor A relay apparatus;
    • Servo-motor (Mach) An auxiliary motor, regulated by a hand lever, for quickly and easily moving the reversing gear of a large marine engine into any desired position indicated by that of the hand lever, which controls the valve of the motor.
    • Servo-motor (Mach) In a Whitehead torpedo, a compressed-air motor, for moving the rudders so as to correct deviations from the course.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sometimes erroneously spelt serro-motor,


In literature:

Somebody'd put a detonator in a servo-motor.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster

In news:

The PSD system uses a positive rod displacement metering principle for maximum dispensing precision and eliminates the need for a servo drive motor or material flow meters in a dispensing system.
New cartoner equiped with servo motors for carton feeding, carton transport and bucket conveyor.
Motor control system with servo.
Beckhoff Automation introduced an ultra compact I/O terminal for servo motor control .
Integrated servo drive-motor reduces panel space, saves time.
The food packing machines we built were designed to include a 12kW servo motor.
Intelligent servo motor size reduced 25%, retains full power.
Beckhoff Automation introduced an ultra compact I/O terminal for servo motor control.
The e-TORQ Direct Drive Brushless DC Servo Motors employ a unique electromagnetic design to improve efficiency, minimize size, and maximize torque.
Its pitch adjustment employs servo motors and variable drive controls for precise timing.
Baldor Electric Company's range of washdown and paint free motors and controls, all stainless motors and speed reducers, linear motors and controls, and servo motors and controls designed for energy efficiency.
One product in the line of food-packaging machinery we manufactured used a large 12kW servo motor.
Mitsubishi demonstration shows three independent servos turning three independent motors.
The complete line features ultra-efficient inverters, sophisticated servo automation systems, and robustly engineered gear motors and mechanical components.
Techni Waterjet's Quantum ESP66 electric servo pump features a servo motor that directly envelopes a high-load, precision ballscrew.

In science:

The MST prototype design of the drive system has two independent axes: the azimuth axis and the elevation axis, one azimuth bearing and two elevation bearings. In order to have a high reliability and more flexibility, the azimuth axis is driven by two servo motors and the elevation axis by four servo motors.
Status of the CTA medium size telescope prototype
These are human and computer based analysis of the gripping object as well as mechanical adaptation of the gripper to the object with the help of servo motors.
CAGD - Computer Aided Gripper Design for a Flexible Gripping System