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

- An engine or motor is a machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy. Heat engines convert heat into work via various thermodynamic...
- An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy. Most electric motors operate through the interaction...
- The Motor (later, just Motor) was a British w****ly car magazine founded on 28 January 1903 and published by Temple Press. It was initially launched as...
- A stepper motor, also known as step motor or stepping motor, is a brushless DC electric motor that divides a full rotation into a number of equal steps...
- 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...
- A synchronous electric motor is an AC motor in which, at steady state, the rotation of the shaft is synchronized with the frequency of the supply current;...
- electric motor (BLDC motor or BL motor), also known as an electronically commutated motor (ECM or EC motor) or synchronous DC motor, is a synchronous motor using...
- 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 into mechanical energy. The most common types...
- A motor neuron (or motoneuron or efferent neuron) is a neuron whose cell body is located in the motor cortex, brainstem or the spinal cord, and whose...
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