rotor

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See also: Rotor and rötor

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Irregular shortening of rotator.

Noun[edit]

rotor (plural rotors)

  1. A rotating part of a mechanical device, for example in an electric motor, generator, alternator or pump.
    • 2013 July-August, Lee S. Langston, “The Adaptable Gas Turbine”, in American Scientist:
      Turbines have been around for a long time—windmills and water wheels are early examples. The name comes from the Latin turbo, meaning vortex, and thus the defining property of a turbine is that a fluid or gas turns the blades of a rotor, which is attached to a shaft that can perform useful work.
  2. The wing of a helicopter or similar aircraft.
  3. A quantity having magnitude, direction, and position.

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Noun[edit]

rotor m (plural rotoren or rotors, diminutive rotortje n)

  1. rotor

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

rotor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of rotō

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “rotor”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rotor m inan

  1. rotor (the rotating part of a mechanical device)

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

rotor m (plural rotores)

  1. rotor (a rotating part of a mechanical device)
  2. rotor (central part of a helicopter’s wings)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rôːtor/
  • Hyphenation: ro‧tor

Noun[edit]

rȏtor m (Cyrillic spelling ро̑тор)

  1. rotor

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rotor m (plural rotores)

  1. rotor

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rotor (definite accusative rotoru, plural rotorlar)

  1. (aviation) rotor

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