Last modified on 13 December 2014, at 09:12

motor

See also: Motor

EnglishEdit

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An electric motor.

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EtymologyEdit

Latin moto (I set in motion).

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motor (plural motors)

  1. A machine or device that converts any form of energy into mechanical energy, or imparts motion.
  2. (colloquial) A motor car, or automobile.
    • 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 1/2, The Younger Set[1]:
      It was flood-tide along Fifth Avenue ; motor, brougham, and victoria swept by on the glittering current […].
  3. (figuratively) A source of power for something, an inspiration, a driving force.

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motor (not comparable)

  1. (biology) describing neurons that create the ability to move
    She has excellent motor skills.

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motor (third-person singular simple present motors, present participle motoring, simple past and past participle motored)

  1. To drive around leisurely in a motorised vehicle.
  2. (slang) To leave.
    I gotta motor.

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AsturianEdit

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motor m (plural motores)

  1. engine, motor (mechanical device)

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motor m (feminine motora, masculine plural motors, feminine plural motores)

  1. motor

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motor m (plural motors)

  1. motor

CzechEdit

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motor m

  1. engine, motor

DanishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /moːtɔr/, [ˈmoːtˢɒ]

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motor c (singular definite motoren, plural indefinite motorer)

  1. motor, engine

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DutchEdit

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motor m (plural motoren, diminutive motortje n)

  1. engine (mechanical device)
  2. (short for motorrijwiel) motorbike

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HungarianEdit

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmotor/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mo‧tor

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motor (plural motorok)

  1. engine, motor

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InterlinguaEdit

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motor (plural motores)

  1. motor

LatinEdit

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mōtor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of mōtō

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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motor m (definite singular motoren, indefinite plural motorer, definite plural motorene)

  1. engine, motor

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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motor m (definite singular motoren, indefinite plural motorar, definite plural motorane)

  1. engine, motor

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PolishEdit

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motor m

  1. (colloquial) motorcycle
  2. engine

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French moteur, from Latin motor.

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motor m (feminine motora, plural motores, feminine plural motoras; comparable)

  1. motive

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motor m (plural motores)

  1. motor
  2. engine

RomanianEdit

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motor n (plural motoare)

  1. engine

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin motor.

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mòtōr m (Cyrillic spelling мо̀то̄р)

  1. engine, motor
  2. (colloquial) motorcycle

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SloveneEdit

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mótor m inan (genitive mótorja, nominative plural mótorji)

  1. engine

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SpanishEdit

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motor m (plural motores)

  1. engine

SwedishEdit

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motor c

  1. engine, motor

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TurkishEdit

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motor

  1. engine (mechanical device)


This Turkish entry was created from the translations listed at engine. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see motor in the Turkish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) December 2008


VenetianEdit

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Compare Italian motore

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motor m (plural motori) or motor m (plural moturi)

  1. motor, engine