Associations to the word «Motor»


MOTOR, noun. A machine or device that converts any form of energy into mechanical energy, or imparts motion.
MOTOR, noun. (colloquial) A motor car, or automobile.
MOTOR, noun. (figuratively) A source of power for something, an inspiration, a driving force.
MOTOR, noun. Any protein capable of converting chemical energy into mechanical work.
MOTOR, adjective. (biology) describing neurons that create the ability to move
MOTOR, verb. To drive around leisurely in a motorised vehicle.
MOTOR, verb. (slang) To leave.
MOTOR APHASIA, noun. (pathology) impairment of the ability to speak and write, due to a lesion in the insula and surrounding operculum including Broca's motor speech area. (The patient understands written and spoken words but has difficulty uttering the words.)
MOTOR APHASIAS, noun. Plural of motor aphasia
MOTOR CAR, noun. Alternative spelling of motorcar
MOTOR CARS, noun. Plural of motor car
MOTOR CITY, proper noun. (US) nickname for Detroit, Michigan
MOTOR COP, noun. (informal) A policeman driving a motorcycle.
MOTOR COPS, noun. Plural of motor cop
MOTOR FACTORS, noun. (British) (Ireland) A supplier of car parts and accessories.
MOTOR GLIDER, noun. A sailplane (glider) equipped with an auxiliary motor.
MOTOR GLIDERS, noun. Plural of motor glider
MOTOR HOME, noun. A recreational vehicle, a self-propelled structure built on a truck or bus chassis containing living accommodations.
MOTOR HOMES, noun. Plural of motor home
MOTOR HOTEL, noun. Motel
MOTOR INN, noun. Motel
MOTOR INSURANCE, noun. (British) Insurance purchased by the owner of a vehicle to cover losses due to traffic accidents or theft
MOTOR LODGE, noun. Motel
MOTOR MOUTH, noun. (idiomatic) One who talks incessantly; a chatty or loquacious person.
MOTOR MOUTHS, noun. Plural of motor mouth
MOTOR NEURON, noun. (neuroanatomy) A neuron located in the central nervous system that projects its axon outside the CNS and directly or indirectly control muscles.
MOTOR NEURON DISEASE, noun. (disease) (neurology) Any of a group of progressive neurological disorders attacking motor neurons.
MOTOR NEURON DISEASES, noun. Plural of motor neuron disease
MOTOR NEURONS, noun. Plural of motor neuron
MOTOR OIL, noun. Oil for lubricating an internal-combustion engine
MOTOR OILS, noun. Plural of motor oil
MOTOR POOL, noun. (US) (military) A fleet of vehicles for use by a military installation; the department that maintains them
MOTOR POOLS, noun. Plural of motor pool
MOTOR PROTEIN, noun. (protein) Any of a class of proteins that are able to move on a suitable substrate, being powered by the hydrolysis of ATP, and are involved in the conversion of chemical energy into mechanical work.
MOTOR PROTEINS, noun. Plural of motor protein
MOTOR RACING, noun. Racing in motor vehicles, such as cars, motorboats, or motorbikes.
MOTOR SAILER, noun. Alternative spelling of motorsailer
MOTOR SCOOTER, noun. A small motorcycle or moped with a step-through frame.
MOTOR SCOOTERS, noun. Plural of motor scooter
MOTOR SHOW, noun. (automotive) Alternative term for auto show
MOTOR SHOWS, noun. Plural of motor show
MOTOR STATION, noun. Filling station
MOTOR THEORY, proper noun. The hypothesis that people perceive spoken words by identifying the vocal tract gestures with which they are pronounced rather than by identifying the sound patterns generated by speech.
MOTOR TRADE, noun. (UK) a general term for businesses involved in the buying and selling of motor vehicles, supply of spare parts, and the repair of vehicles.
MOTOR TRADES, noun. Plural of motor trade
MOTOR UNIT, noun. (neurology) A neuron with its associated muscle fibres.
MOTOR UNITS, noun. Plural of motor unit
MOTOR VEHICLE, noun. Any land-based means of transportation in the form of a machine that operates primarily through a motor consuming fuel in order to provide power to rotate the tires.
MOTOR VEHICLES, noun. Plural of motor vehicle

Dictionary definition

MOTOR, noun. Machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion.
MOTOR, noun. A nonspecific agent that imparts motion; "happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action".
MOTOR, verb. Travel or be transported in a vehicle; "We drove to the university every morning"; "They motored to London for the theater".
MOTOR, adjective. Conveying information to the muscles from the CNS; "motor nerves".
MOTOR, adjective. Causing or able to cause motion; "a motive force"; "motive power"; "motor energy".

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