ALL meanings of actuator

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  • noun actuator An actuator is a machine or part of a machine which moves or controls another part in response to an input. 3
  • noun actuator An actuator is the mechanical part of a switch that uses mechanical force to work the switch contacts. 3
  • noun actuator mechanism 1
  • noun actuator sb who activates sthg 1
  • noun actuator Something that actuates something else, especially a mechanism that causes a device to be switched on or off. 1
  • noun actuator a person or thing that actuates. 1
  • noun actuator a servomechanism that supplies and transmits a measured amount of energy for the operation of another mechanism or system. 1
  • noun actuator (computing) The mechanism that moves the head assembly on a disk drive. 0
  • noun actuator (electrical) A relay that controls the flow of electricity. 0
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