motor

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English[edit]

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An electric motor.

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Etymology[edit]

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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Adjective[edit]

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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Asturian[edit]

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motor m (plural motores)

  1. engine, motor (mechanical device)

Catalan[edit]

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

  1. motor

Noun[edit]

motor m (plural motors)

  1. motor

Czech[edit]

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motor m

  1. engine, motor

Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moːtɔr/, [ˈmoːtˢɒ]

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motor c (singular definite motoren, plural indefinite motorer)

  1. motor, engine

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Dutch[edit]

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motor m (plural motoren, diminutive motortje n)

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

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Hungarian[edit]

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

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motor (plural motorok)

  1. engine, motor

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Interlingua[edit]

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motor (plural motores)

  1. motor

Latin[edit]

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mōtor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of mōtō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. engine, motor

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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

  1. engine, motor

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Polish[edit]

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motor m

  1. (colloquial) motorcycle
  2. engine

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

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motor n (plural motoare)

  1. engine

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin motor.

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mòtōr m (Cyrillic spelling мо̀то̄р)

  1. engine, motor
  2. (colloquial) motorcycle

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Slovene[edit]

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mótor m inan (genitive mótorja, nominative plural mótorji)

  1. engine

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Spanish[edit]

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motor m (plural motores)

  1. engine

Swedish[edit]

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motor c

  1. engine, motor

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

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


Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian motore

Noun[edit]

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

  1. motor, engine