servo

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Etymology 1[edit]

From servomotor.

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Noun[edit]

servo (plural servos)

  1. A servomechanism or servomotor.
    • 2003, Roger Williams, How to Improve Triumph TR5, 250 and 6, page 45,
      A Lockheed Type 6 remote servo adds a 1.9 multiplier to the pedal pressures and, at about £140, is rather cheaper than all the Girling single line remote servos I′ve seen advertised.
    • 2004, Myke Predko, 123 Robotics Experiments for the Evil Genius, page 300,
      If you are using Futaba servos with the application, make sure that you change the data values accordingly.
    • 2008, Mark L. Latash, Neurophysiological Basis of Movement, page 95,
      The servo is an autonomic element of a control system: Setting a desired value of an output parameter makes a servo do its job independently of other factors as long as the specified value remains constant.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From service station +‎ -o (diminutive suffix).

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Noun[edit]

servo (plural servos)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand) A service station, being a place to buy petrol for cars etc., as well as various convenience items, with or without actual car service facilities.
    Man arrested after allegedly driving car through servo — title of Australian Broadcasting Commission News Radio item, 3 June 2005 [1]

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servo (plural servoj, accusative singular servon, accusative plural servojn)

  1. service

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Finnish[edit]

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servo

  1. servo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin servus.

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servo m (plural servi) (Feminine: serva)

  1. servant

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servo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of servire

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Latin[edit]

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present active servō, present infinitive servāre, perfect active servāvī, supine servātum

  1. I watch over, maintain
  2. I protect, keep, guard, save
  3. I preserve, store
  4. (figuratively) I permit, allow

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servō

  1. dative singular of servus
  2. ablative singular of servus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin servus, perhaps of Etruscan origin.

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servo m (plural servos, feminine serva, feminine plural servas)

  1. servant
  2. serf

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