servo

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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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Noun[edit]

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

  1. service

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

servo

  1. servo

Declension[edit]

Inflection of servo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative servo servot
genitive servon servojen
partitive servoa servoja
illative servoon servoihin
singular plural
nominative servo servot
accusative nom.? servo servot
gen. servon
genitive servon servojen
partitive servoa servoja
inessive servossa servoissa
elative servosta servoista
illative servoon servoihin
adessive servolla servoilla
ablative servolta servoilta
allative servolleˣ servoilleˣ
essive servona servoina
translative servoksi servoiksi
instructive servoin
abessive servotta servoitta
comitative servoineen

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin servus.

Noun[edit]

servo m (plural servi) (Feminine: serva)

  1. servant

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Verb[edit]

servo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of servire

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Latin[edit]

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Verb[edit]

servō (present infinitive servāre, perfect active servāvī, supine servātum); first conjugation

  1. I watch over, maintain
    • Horatius, Carmina, Book II, Ode III, line 1.
      Aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem
      Remember to maintain a level mind in difficult affairs.
  2. I protect, keep, guard, save
  3. I preserve, store
    • Vergilius, Aeneis; Book I, line 207
      Durate, et vosmet rebus servate secundis.
      Endure, and preserve yourselves for better things.
  4. (figuratively) I permit, allow

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of servo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present servō servās servat servāmus servātis servant
imperfect servābam servābās servābat servābāmus servābātis servābant
future servābō servābis servābit servābimus servābitis servābunt
perfect servāvī servāvistī servāvit servāvimus servāvistis servāvērunt, servāvēre
pluperfect servāveram servāverās servāverat servāverāmus servāverātis servāverant
future perfect servāverō servāveris servāverit servāverimus servāveritis servāverint
passive present servor servāris, servāre servātur servāmur servāminī servantur
imperfect servābar servābāris, servābāre servābātur servābāmur servābāminī servābantur
future servābor servāberis, servābere servābitur servābimur servābiminī servābuntur
perfect servātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect servātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect servātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present servem servēs servet servēmus servētis servent
imperfect servārem servārēs servāret servārēmus servārētis servārent
perfect servāverim servāverīs servāverit servāverīmus servāverītis servāverint
pluperfect servāvissem servāvissēs servāvisset servāvissēmus servāvissētis servāvissent
passive present server servēris, servēre servētur servēmur servēminī serventur
imperfect servārer servārēris, servārēre servārētur servārēmur servārēminī servārentur
perfect servātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect servātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present servā servāte
future servātō servātō servātōte servantō
passive present servāre servāminī
future servātor servātor servantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives servāre servāvisse servātūrus esse servārī servātus esse servātum īrī
participles servāns servātūrus servātus servandus

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Noun[edit]

servō

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin servus, perhaps of Etruscan origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. servant
  2. serf

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