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Motor Mo"tor, n. [L., fr. movere, motum, to move.]
1. One who, or that which, imparts motion; a source of
2. (Mach.) A prime mover; a machine by means of which a
source of power, as steam, moving water, electricity,
etc., is made available for doing mechanical work.
MotorMotor Mo"tor, Motory Mo"to*ry, Motorial Mo*to"ri*al, a.
[L. motorius that has motion. See Motor, n.]
Causing or setting up motion; pertaining to organs of motion;
-- applied especially in physiology to those nerves or nerve
fibers which only convey impressions from a nerve center to
muscles, thereby causing motion.
Diesel engine Die"sel en`gine or motor mo`tor [After Dr.
Rudolf Diesel, of Munich, the inventor.]
A type of internal-combustion engine in which the air drawn
in by the suction stroke is so highly compressed that the
heat generated ignites the fuel (usually crude oil), the fuel
being automatically sprayed into the cylinder under pressure.
The Diesel engine has a very high thermal efficiency.
Motor Mo"tor, n.
A motor car; an automobile. [Colloq.]
Meaning of Motor from wikipedia
- An engine
is a machine designed
one form of energy
energy. Heat engines convert
heat into work via various
- An electric motor
is an electrical machine
that converts electrical energy
energy. Most electric motors operate through
- The Motor
(later, just Motor
) was a British
w****ly car magazine founded
on 28 January
1903 and published
Press. It was initially launched
- A stepper motor
, also known
as step motor
or stepping motor
, is a brushless
DC electric motor
a full rotation
into a number
- An AC motor
is an electric motor driven
by an alternating current
(AC). The AC motor commonly consists
of two basic
parts, an outside stator having
- A synchronous electric motor
is an AC motor
in which, at steady
state, the rotation
of the shaft
with the frequency
of the supply
- electric motor
or BL motor
), also known
as an electronically commutated motor
(ECM or EC motor
) or synchronous
, is a synchronous motor
- A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle
used for transportation. Most definitions
of cars say that they run primarily
on roads, seat one to eight...
- A DC motor
is any of a cl**** of rotary electrical motors
that converts direct current electrical energy
energy. The most common
- A motor neuron
neuron) is a neuron whose
cell body is located
in the motor
or the spinal
cord, and whose...