actuator

[1]A device which controls or operates another device.
[2] The portion of a regulating valve which converts mechanical fluid, thermal energy, or electrical energy into mechanical motion to open or close the valve seats
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  • actuator — ACTUATÓR, actuatoare, s.n. Element de acţionare (motor electric, electromagnet etc.) folosit în sistemele automate pentru executarea comenzilor. – Din engl. actuator, fr. actuateur. Trimis de ivascu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Neoficial …   Dicționar Român

  • Actuator — Ac tu*a tor, n. One who actuates, or puts into action. [R.] Melville. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • actuator — index abettor, catalyst Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • actuator —  Actuator  Актюатор   Исполнительное устройство, передающее воздействие на объект. В технике под актюатором обычно понимается преобразователь входного сигнала (электрического, оптического, механического или др.) в выходной сигнал (например, в… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • Actuator — An actuator is a mechanical device for moving or controlling a mechanism or system.Examples and applicationsExamples include: *Mechanics plasma actuators, pneumatic actuators, electric actuators, motors, hydraulic cylinders, linear actuators, etc …   Wikipedia

  • actuator — A mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic device, or their combination, used to effect some predetermined linear, rotary, or oscillating movement. An actuator essentially converts hydraulic or air pressure into mechanical force. Basically, there are …   Aviation dictionary

  • actuator —    1. Part of the firing mechanism in certain automatic firearms which slides forward and back in preparing each cartridge to be fired. Also called trigger actuator.    2. A manually or mechanically operated component which transmits a certain… …   Forensic science glossary

  • actuator — vykdymo elementas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. actuator vok. Stellglied, n rus. исполнительный элемент, m pranc. actionneur, m; élément de travail, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • actuator — vykdytuvas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. actuator vok. Stellglied, n rus. исполнитель, m; исполнительный орган, m pranc. actionneur, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • actuator — pavara statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Mechanizmas, perduodantis jėgą plokštumos ar kito valdymo elemento padėčiai pakeisti. atitikmenys: angl. actuator pranc. servocommande …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • actuator — pavara statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Mechanizmas, skirtas sukimosi judesiui perduoti arba jo pobūdžiui keisti. Pvz., ↑diskų įtaiso pavara, nukreipianti disko rašymo (skaitymo) galvutę į reikiamą takelį diske (žr. pav.). Iliustraciją žr …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

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