Definition of 'motor'
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There was a huge outcry against the advance of ribbon roads when the motor car arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The motor industry is placing huge bets on electric cars becoming mainstream over the next decade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)First came the motor car and then came motor racing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It failed to impress anyone and is now wedged behind a can of motor oil in the garage. Smithsonian Mag (2017)First the rear left electric window motor stopped working, then the right. The Sun (2016)I do prefer them to be motoring along. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I return to the car and motor to the town. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When it comes to world pop domination, it's my way or the public motor vehicle transport artery. The Sun (2016)He denied fraud and conspiring to steal a motor vehicle at Southwark crown court and was bailed until February. The Sun (2016)He woke up to find he was being battered by towering waves in the Indian Ocean and the boat was motoring away from him into the night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Snow or ice interrupts the current passed to the engine motors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Kitchen devices with motors may be another source of indoor air pollution. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)See how the best and worst motors get on in our tables below. The Sun (2012)It makes no sense having a petrol motor. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The motor industry decamped to the suburbs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Most people trust their lives to the work of motor mechanics on a daily basis. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Luxury motors and diesels bucked the downward trend. The Sun (2011)Not fast and agile motor torpedo boats. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Opponents say that recourse to the bankruptcy courts is more likely to produce a healthy motor industry. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The noise from the motors and the electrical devices is unbelievable. Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)Nobody has yet designed a rocket motor that can lift itself off the ground using laser power. Infinite in All Directions (1989) Motoring organisations demanded an investigation into the construction of fuel tanks used by heavy goods vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Growth is motoring along nicely and the inflation threat seems to be fading. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Those that make motor cars and other goods apply these approaches as a matter of course. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His friends follow in another gold motor. The Sun (2016)The technology is incredibly complex but basically the car is powered by a mix of diesel engine and electric motor. The Sun (2008)This helps to reduce unnecessary conflict with turning motor vehicles '. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'motor'
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Translations for 'motor'
British English: motor /ˈməʊtə/ NOUN
A motor in a machine, vehicle, or boat is the part that uses electricity or fuel to produce movement, so that the machine, vehicle, or boat can work.
She got in the boat and started the motor.
- American English: motor
- Arabic: مُحَرِكٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: motor
- Chinese: 电动机
- Croatian: motor
- Czech: motor
- Danish: motor
- Dutch: motor in auto
- European Spanish: motor fuerza
- Finnish: moottori
- French: moteur
- German: Motor
- Greek: κινητήρας
- Italian: motore
- Japanese: モーター
- Korean: 모터
- Norwegian: motor
- Polish: silnik
- European Portuguese: motor
- Romanian: motor
- Russian: мотор
- Spanish: motor
- Swedish: motor
- Thai: เครื่องยนต์
- Turkish: motor
- Ukrainian: мотор
- Vietnamese: động cơ mô tô
Definition of motor from the Collins English Dictionary
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