motor

[Mo┬Ětor]

A motor runs your car, whizzes the blender and gets your golf cart going: it's simply a machine that converts energy into motion.

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One who, or that which, imparts motion; a source of mechanical power.

Noun
machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion

Noun
a nonspecific agent that imparts motion; "happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action"

Verb
travel or be transported in a vehicle; "We drove to the university every morning"; "They motored to London for the theater"

Adjective S.
causing or able to cause motion; "a motive force"; "motive power"; "motor energy"


n.
One who, or that which, imparts motion; a source of mechanical power.

n.
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.

n.
Alt. of Motorial


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.

One who, or that which, imparts motion; a source of mechanical power.

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Usage Examples

I've always had an inquisitive mind about everything from flowers to television sets to motor cars. Always pulled them apart - couldn't put 'em back, but always extremely interested in how things work.

What Englishman will give his mind to politics as long as he can afford to keep a motor car?

Forget the damned motor car and build the cities for lovers and friends.

Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car.

It's that I don't like white paper backgrounds. A woman does not live in front of white paper. She lives on the street, in a motor car, in a hotel room.

It's not a case of 'look at me in my car' it's more, 'look at the car'. I like the idea of other people enjoying them, because everything has become a bit faceless and nobody likes the motor car any more.

It's a massive motor in a tiny, lightweight car.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

I'm not a bad driver. And I never will be because I took lessons when I was quite a boy. I never had to pass a test because there wasn't such a thing when I first started driving a motor car. So I didn't have to pass one.

In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.

We have a project with Unocal here in Los Angeles, where we as an environmental organization, the oil company, and the state all get together to promote the recycling of used motor oil.

I just motor through school in the morning and then go skating.

Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.

The bottom line is what we do might not be the safest so there is always some risk but we are ready to take that into account because we love racing and we love motor sports and it is dangerous.

All of my free time is made up of motor sports endeavors, be them motorcycles or off-road racing or track days. I just love anything with an engine. That is one of my main loves. Obviously, my other well-known love is Kristen Bell.

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