motor definition

  • noun:
    • anything, eg a machine or an engine, that produces or imparts movement.
    • A device that converts any style of power into mechanical power, specifically an internal-combustion engine or an arrangement of coils and magnets that converts household current into mechanical energy.
    • an automobile, especially a car: "it absolutely was every night of enthusiasts. All over the highway ... engines had been parked and dim numbers were clasped in reveryā€¯ ( Sinclair Lewis).
    • A machine or unit that converts any form of power into mechanical power, or imparts movement.
    • A motor automobile, or car.
    • A source of power for one thing, an inspiration, a driving power.
    • One who, or what, imparts motion; a source of mechanical energy.
    • A prime mover; a device through which a source of power, as vapor, going water, electrical energy, etc., is made designed for doing technical work.
    • A motor vehicle; an automobile.
    • a person who or what imparts movement; a source or originator of technical energy; a moving energy, as water, steam, etc.
    • particularly
    • In math, an operator or a quantity which presents the displacement of a rigid human anatomy.
    • In equipment, a prime mover; a contrivance for developing and applying mechanically some natural force, as temperature, pressure, body weight, the tide, and/or wind; a machine which transforms the power of water, steam, or electricity into technical power: as, an electric motor. See machine, 2.
    • In anatomy, particularly, a motor neurological.
    • A motor-car.
    • In anatomy, particularly, a motor neurological.
    • An alternating-current motor where wattless present is compensated by a condenser or by additional commutator-brushes; a compensated repulsion-motor.
    • a nonspecific agent that imparts movement
    • machine that converts other designs of energy into technical power so imparts motion
  • adjective:
    • Causing or producing motion: engine energy.
    • Driven by or having a motor.
    • Of and for engines or motor vehicles: engine oil.
    • Of, relating to, or designating nerves that carry impulses through the nerve centers towards the muscle tissue.
    • Involving or regarding movements associated with muscle tissue: engine coordination; a motor response.
    • explaining neurons that create the capability to go
    • Causing or starting movement; related to body organs of movement; -- used especially in physiology to those nerves or neurological fibers which just communicate impressions from a nerve center to muscle tissue, thereby causing movement.
    • conveying information into muscle tissue through the CNS
    • causing or able to cause motion
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To drive or travel in an automobile.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to hold by automobile.
  • verb:
    • to-drive around leisurely in a motorised car.
    • vacation or be transported in a car
  • others:
    • Giving movement; imparting motion.
    • In physiology, conveying from center toward the periphery an impulse that outcomes or has a tendency to end up in motion, as a nerve: in opposition to physical.
    • Of or related to or acting through engine nerves or tracts.

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