Definition of Motor. Meaning of Motor. Synonyms of Motor

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Definition of Motor

Motor
Motor Mo"tor, n. [L., fr. movere, motum, to move.] 1. One who, or that which, imparts motion; a source of mechanical power. 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.
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Motor 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.
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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.
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Motor Mo"tor, n. A motor car; an automobile. [Colloq.]

Meaning of Motor from wikipedia

- do work. Electric motors convert electrical energy into mechanical motion; pneumatic motors use compressed air; and clockwork motors in wind-up toys use...
- An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy. Most electric motors operate through the interaction...
- Toyota Motor Corporation (****anese: トヨタ自動車株式会社, Hepburn: Toyota Jidōsha KK, IPA: [toꜜjota], English: /tɔɪˈoʊtə/), usually shortened to Toyota, is a ****anese...
- stepper motor or step motor or stepping motor is a brushless DC electric motor that divides a full rotation into a number of equal steps. The motor's position...
- 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 coils...
- Honda Motor Company, Ltd. (****anese: 本田技研工業株式会社, Hepburn: Honda Giken Kōgyō KK, IPA: [honda] ( listen); /ˈhɒndə/) is a ****anese public multinational conglomerate...
- A motor neuron (or motoneuron) is a neuron whose cell body is located in the motor cortex, brainstem or the spinal cord, and whose axon (fiber) projects...
- An outboard motor is a propulsion system for boats, consisting of a self-contained unit that includes engine, gearbox and propeller or jet drive, designed...
- 42°18′53″N 83°12′38″W / 42.31472°N 83.21056°W / 42.31472; -83.21056 Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn...
- 139°37′45″E / 35.460883°N 139.6291854°E / 35.460883; 139.6291854 Nissan Motor Company Ltd (****anese: 日産自動車株式会社, Hepburn: Nissan Jidōsha Kabushiki-gaisha)...
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