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Meaning of “motor” - Learner’s Dictionary

motor

noun [C]     /ˈməʊtər/
B2 the part of a machine or vehicle that changes electricity or fuel into movement and makes it work: an electric motorThe engine and engine partsEngines and motorsEngines and motorsThe engine and engine parts
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…
(Definition of motor noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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