actuator

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈæk.tjuː.eɪt.ə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

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actuator (plural actuators)

  1. Something that actuates something else.
    The mind is the actuator of the body.
  2. A usually electric device that causes a mechanical device (i.e., a mechanism) to be switched on or off. For example; an electric motor that opens and closes a valve.
  3. (computer hardware) The mechanism that moves the head assembly on a disk drive.
  4. (electrical) A relay that controls the flow of electricity.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

āctuātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of āctuō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of āctuō