Definitions for motor

Definitions for (noun) motor

Main entry: motor

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

Main entry: motor

Definition: a nonspecific agent that imparts motion

Usage: happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

Definitions for (verb) motor

Main entry: motor, drive

Definition: travel or be transported in a vehicle

Usage: We drove to the university every morning; They motored to London for the theater

Definitions for (adj) motor

Main entry: motive, motor

Definition: causing or able to cause motion

Usage: a motive force; motive power; motor energy

Main entry: motor, centrifugal

Definition: conveying information to the muscles from the CNS

Usage: motor nerves

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