Servocontrol
Servocontrol \Ser`vo*con*trol"\, n. 1. control by a {servomechanism}. [PJC]

2. a {servomechanism}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • servocontrol — n. /serr voh keuhn trohl /; v. /serr voh keuhn trohl /, n., v., servocontrolled, servocontrolling. n. 1. control by means of a servomechanism. 2. a servomechanism used as a control. 3. Also called Flettner control, servo tab. Aeron. a tab that is …   Universalium

  • servocontrol — ► sustantivo masculino AERONÁUTICA, MECÁNICA Mecanismo para reforzar o sustituir el esfuerzo del piloto en el manejo de los mandos de un avión …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • servocontrol — /ˌsɜvoʊkənˈtroʊl/ (say .servohkuhn trohl) noun 1. a servomechanism used as a control. 2. Aeronautics a. a servo tab. b. a control system operated by the pilot of an aircraft which is powered, or power assisted. –verb (t) (servocontrolled,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • servocontrol — n. /serr voh keuhn trohl /; v. /serr voh keuhn trohl /, n., v., servocontrolled, servocontrolling. n. 1. control by means of a servomechanism. 2. a servomechanism used as a control. 3. Also called Flettner control, servo tab. Aeron. a tab that is …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flettner control — /flet neuhr/, Aeron. servocontrol (def. 3). [named after A. Flettner (1885 1961), German engineer and inventor] * * * …   Universalium

  • servo- — a combining form used in the names of devices or operations that employ a servomechanism: servocontrol. [extracted from SERVOMOTOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • isolating/isolation valve — Valves in the fuel or hydraulic systems to separate and isolate subsystems in case of any failure. For example, a fuel isolation valve isolates the pump from its servocontrol system, except the overspeed governor. The valve permits the pump to… …   Aviation dictionary

  • servo- — aff. a combining form used in the names of devices or operations that employ a servomechanism: servocontrol[/ex] • Etymology: extracted from servomotor …   From formal English to slang

  • flettner control — ˈfletnə(r) noun Usage: usually capitalized F Etymology: after Anton Flettner b1885 German engineer and inventor : servo control * * * /flet neuhr/, Aeron. servocontrol (def. 3). [named after A. Flettner (1885 1961), German engineer and inventor] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flettner control — noun see servo control * * * /flet neuhr/, Aeron. servocontrol (def. 3). [named after A. Flettner (1885 1961), German engineer and inventor] …   Useful english dictionary

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