electromechanical

adjective
elec·​tro·​me·​chan·​i·​cal | \ i-ˌlek-trō-mə-ˈka-ni-kəl How to pronounce electromechanical (audio) \

Definition of electromechanical

: of, relating to, or being a mechanical process or device actuated or controlled electrically especially : being a transducer for converting electrical energy to mechanical energy

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electromechanically \ i-​ˌlek-​trō-​mə-​ˈka-​ni-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce electromechanically (audio) \ adverb

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In fact, not noticing is what the electromechanical sound conditioner is all about. Mack Hagood, The Atlantic, "How a Bad Night’s Sleep Birthed the Sound Conditioner," 23 June 2019 Other standards include full LED exterior lighting, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, Bluetooth connectivity, rearview camera and an electromechanical parking brake. Dan Neil, WSJ, "2019 Volkswagen Jetta: Return of the Great Cheap Car," 10 Aug. 2018 Disney’s Imagineers used the magnetic tape system from Polaris to synchronize the air and fluid tubes which drove the electromechanical birds’ movements. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The Disney Attraction Powered by Nuclear Weapons Tech," 16 Jan. 2019 Tariffs will be reduced effective Nov. 1 on textiles, paper products, electromechanical equipment and more than 1,500 other items, according to the State Council, China’s cabinet, which didn’t provide a complete list. WSJ, "China Announces More Tariff Cuts to Spur Spending, Investment," 26 Sep. 2018 The clutch that separates the motor from the drivetrain reacts quicker too, thanks to electromechanical instead of electro-hydraulic controls. Eric Adams, WIRED, "Porsche's New Cayenne Hybrid Checks Your Route to Pick its Power," 23 May 2018 One room, for example, contains old electromechanical equipment from an early citywide fire alarm system. Lawrence Specker, AL.com, "Stimpson: Huge effort needed to sustain city buildings," 24 Apr. 2018 All Giulias use the same rack and pinion electromechanical power steering. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "The Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti: A sports sedan for people who want to drive," 6 Apr. 2018 Features lifted from the 2019 Porsche Cayenne include LED matrix headlights (for more on this tech, check out this deeper dive) and an electromechanical anti-roll suspension system. Alexander Stoklosa, Car and Driver, "Volkswagen SUV with Unpronounceable Name Pronounced New for Europe, China," 23 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of electromechanical

1814, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of electromechanical was in 1814

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