n.1.One who, or that which, imparts motion; a source of mechanical power.
2.(Mach.) A prime mover; a machine by means of which a source of power, as steam, moving water, electricity, etc., is made available for doing mechanical work.
3.A motor car; an automobile.
a.1.Causing or setting up motion; pertaining to organs of motion; - applied especially in physiology to those nerves or nerve fibers which only convey impressions from a nerve center to muscles, thereby causing motion.
Noun1.Motormotor - machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
2.motor - a nonspecific agent that imparts motion; "happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action"
Verb1.motor - travel or be transported in a vehicle; "We drove to the university every morning"; "They motored to London for the theater"
Synonyms: drive
Adj.1.motor - conveying information to the muscles from the CNS; "motor nerves"
Synonyms: centrifugal
2.motor - causing or able to cause motion; "a motive force"; "motive power"; "motor energy"
Synonyms: motive
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