actuator (plural actuators)
- Something that actuates something else, especially a usually electric device that causes a mechanical device (i.e. a mechanism) to be switched on or off, for example an electric motor that opens and closes a valve
- The mind is the actuator of the body.
- (computer hardware) The mechanism that moves the head assembly on a disk drive
- (electrical) A relay that controls the flow of electricity
Something that actuates something else
The mechanism that moves the head assembly on a disk drive
A relay that controls the flow of electricity