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motor meaning

[ 'məutə ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "motor""motor" in a sentence
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  • Noun: motor  mowtu(r)
    1. Machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion 
    2. A nonspecific agent that imparts motion
      "happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action"
    Verb: motor  mowtu(r)
    1. Travel or be transported in a vehicle
      "They motored to London for the theatre"
      - drive
    Adjective: motor  mowtu(r)
    1. Conveying information to the muscles from the CNS
      "motor nerves"
      - centrifugal 
    2. Causing or able to cause motion
      "motor energy"
      - motive

    Derived forms: motors, motored, motoring

    See also: causative, efferent, motorial, motoring, motorist, motorize

    Type of: agent, go, locomote, machine, move, travel

    Encyclopedia: Motor


  • [American slang]
    in. to depart.
    • Well, let's motor, you guys. It's getting late.
    • I've got to motor. It's a long walk home.


  • [Architecture]

    A machine which converts electric power into mechanical power by means of a rotating shaft.


  • [Electronics]
    1. A machine for converting electrical energy into mechanical energy.
    2. The driving mechanism of a loudspeaker.

  • [Medicine]
    adj
    1 : causing or imparting motion
    2 : of, relating to, or being a motoneuron or a nerve containing motoneurons ‹motor fibers› ‹motor cells›
    3 : of, relating to, concerned with, or involving muscular movement ‹motor areas of the brain›
Examples
  • What is the power delivered to the motor?
  • Henry fixed the motor which had cut out.
  • The whine of the motors jangled her nerves.
  • He is buying up shares in general motors.
  • He gunned his motor at the stoplight.
  • The motor show is usually held in october.
  • Oxford has been ruined by the motor industry.
  • Marked sensory and motor changes are noted.
  • The engine is being cranked with the starting motor.
  • The motor car has been with us for almost a century.
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