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English definition of “motor”

motor

noun [C]  /ˈmoʊ·t̬ər/ us  

motor noun [C] (ENGINE)

an engine that makes a machine work or a vehicle move: an electric/diesel motor.

motor

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈmoʊ·t̬ər/ us  

motor adjective [not gradable] (BODY MOVEMENT)

relating to muscles that produce movement and the nerves and parts of the brain that control these muscles: motor skills
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