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.
Motor
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

- An engine or motor is a machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy. Heat engines burn a fuel to create heat which is then used...
- An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy. Most electric motors operate through the interaction...
- 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...
- 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...
- Motor oil, engine oil, or engine lubricant is any of various substances comprising base oils enhanced with additives, particularly antiwear additive plus...
- KM (motor size constant) and Kv (motor velocity constant, or the back EMF constant) are values used to describe characteristics of electrical motors. KM...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The motor cortex is the region of the cerebral cortex involved in the planning, control, and execution of voluntary movements. Cl****ically the motor cortex...
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