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motor

noun [C]  us   /ˈmoʊ·t̬ər/

motor noun [C] (ENGINE)

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

motor

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈmoʊ·t̬ər/

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
Translations of “motor”
in Arabic مُحَرِّك…
in Korean 모터, 발동기…
in Malaysian motor…
in French (à) moteur…
in Turkish motor…
in Italian motore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝置, 發動機,引擎, 電動機,馬達…
in Russian двигатель, мотор…
in Polish silnik…
in Vietnamese động cơ ô tô…
in Spanish motor…
in Portuguese motor…
in Thai เครื่องยนต์…
in German der Motor, Motor-……
in Catalan motor…
in Japanese モーター…
in Indonesian motor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装置, 发动机,引擎, 电动机,马达…
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