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EnglishEdit

 
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An electric motor.

EtymologyEdit

From Latin moto(I set in motion).

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NounEdit

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 W[illiam] Chambers, “chapter I”, in The Younger Set (Project Gutenberg; EBook #14852), New York, N.Y.: A. L. Burt Company, published 1 February 2005 (Project Gutenberg version), OCLC 4241346:
      It was flood-tide along Fifth Avenue; motor, brougham, and victoria swept by on the glittering current; pretty women glanced out from limousine and tonneau; young men of his own type, silk-hatted, frock-coated, the crooks of their walking sticks tucked up under their left arms, passed on the Park side.
  3. (figuratively) A source of power for something, an inspiration, a driving force.
  4. Any protein capable of converting chemical energy into mechanical work.

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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

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  • motor in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • motor in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

motor ‎(plural motorok)

  1. engine, motor

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Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative motor motorok
accusative motort motorokat
dative motornak motoroknak
instrumental motorral motorokkal
causal-final motorért motorokért
translative motorrá motorokká
terminative motorig motorokig
essive-formal motorként motorokként
essive-modal
inessive motorban motorokban
superessive motoron motorokon
adessive motornál motoroknál
illative motorba motorokba
sublative motorra motorokra
allative motorhoz motorokhoz
elative motorból motorokból
delative motorról motorokról
ablative motortól motoroktól
Possessive forms of motor
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. motorom motorjaim
2nd person sing. motorod motorjaid
3rd person sing. motorja motorjai
1st person plural motorunk motorjaink
2nd person plural motorotok motorjaitok
3rd person plural motorjuk motorjaik

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InterlinguaEdit

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motor ‎(plural motores)

  1. motor

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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 inan

  1. (colloquial) motorcycle
  2. engine

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French moteur, from Latin motor.

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motor m ‎(feminine singular motora, masculine 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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mótor m inan ‎(genitive mótorja, nominative plural mótorji)

  1. engine

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motor m ‎(feminine singular motora, masculine plural motores, feminine plural motoras)

  1. moving

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motor m ‎(plural motores)

  1. engine

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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motor ‎(definite accusative motoru, plural motorlar)

  1. engine (mechanical device)

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VenetianEdit

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Compare Italian motore

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

  1. motor, engine