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

- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC, formerly Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) is a Chinese state-owned automotive design and manufacturing...
- MG Motor UK Limited (MG Motor) is a British automotive company headquartered in Longbridge, Birmingham, England, and a subsidiary of SAIC Motor UK, which...
- Molecular motors are natural (biological) or artificial molecular machines that are the essential agents of movement in living organisms. In general terms...
- 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...
- 42°18′53″N 83°12′38″W / 42.31472°N 83.21056°W / 42.31472; -83.21056 Ford Motor Company, commonly known as Ford, is an American multinational automaker...
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