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 electromechanical (audio) \ adverb

Examples of electromechanical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company sells software, electromechanical equipment, and services that help businesses boost productivity and efficiency. Trefis Team, Forbes, 2 June 2021 Johnson Controls, founded in 1885, sells electromechanical systems for commercial buildings such as offices, hospitals and schools, including ventilation, fire detection and security systems. Jared Council, WSJ, 17 May 2021 The finesse and feedback of the electromechanical power steering remains a parlor trick that Porsche performs so well. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 20 Apr. 2021 Meanwhile a concatenation of clutches, gears, shafts and axles must be hurriedly reorganized by their electromechanical masters. Dan Neil, WSJ, 1 Jan. 2021 An electromechanical transfer case shifts automatically between 2H and 4H, eliminating uncertainty about when to engage the former, while electronic front differential locking permits tackling of the gnarliest terrain. Eric Adams, Popular Mechanics, 7 Dec. 2020 The electromechanical device was used extensively by the Nazi military to encrypt communications, which typically were transmitted by radio in Morse Code. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 4 Dec. 2020 PA Consulting bought a Boston-area engineering company, Cooper Perkins, that specializes in electromechanical device design. Paul O'donnell, Dallas News, 30 Nov. 2020 An upgraded four-wheel-drive setup automatically switches to 4x4 on demand and employs a two-speed electromechanical transfer case that has a low 3.06:1 ratio. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, 3 Sep. 2020

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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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7 Jun 2021

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“Electromechanical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electromechanical. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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