Translation of "motor" - English-Spanish dictionary
motor noun /ˈməutə/
› a machine, usually a petrol engine or an electrical device, that gives motion or power
a washing-machine has an electric motor (also adjective) a motor boat/vehicle. motoring noun › (British) the activity of driving a car:
I was reading an article about motoring in Australia a motoring offence. motorist noun › a person who drives a motor car
The motorist could not avoid hitting the dog. motorize verb ( (also motoriseBritish)) › to fit a motor to (eg a bicycle).
› to supply (eg troops) with motor vehicles
Many army units have been motorized. motorboat /ˈmoutəˌbout/ noun › a small fast boat that is powered by an engine.
motorcade /-keid/ noun › a procession in which everyone goes by car
desfile de automóviles
the President’s motorcade motor vehicle /ˈmoutəˌviːikəl/ noun › a road vehicle that is powered by an engine, for example a car or a truck
vehículo a motor
All motor vehicles must be equipped with seat belts. motorway noun › (British) a road specially made for fast traffic
They are building a new motorway to link the two cities. motorbike noun ( motorcycle) › any of several types of usually heavy bicycle moved by a motor
a motocycle helmet. motor car noun › a vehicle on four wheels, moved by a motor, but not a lorry or van; an automobile, car.
motorcyclist noun › a person who rides a motorbike
The motorcyclist was injured in the road accident.