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Synonyms for motor

to run and control (a motor vehicle)

Synonyms for motor

machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion

a nonspecific agent that imparts motion

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travel or be transported in a vehicle

conveying information to the muscles from the CNS

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causing or able to cause motion

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The motor drew up at Howards End, and Helen, looking very pale, ran out to meet her aunt.
She seemed to belong not to the young people and their motor, but to the house, and to the tree that overshadowed it.
If you say the same thing to a child who does not yet know the word "motor," but does know the other words you are using, you produce a feeling of anxiety and doubt you will have to point and say, "There, that's a motor.
The word "motor" can make you leap aside, just as the motor can, but it cannot break your bones.
The child is not seeing a motor, but only remembering one; the hearer does not look round in expectation of seeing a motor coming, but "understands" that a motor came at some earlier time.
I have been run over by a motor car," his patient said, speaking slowly and with something singularly agreeable in his voice notwithstanding its slight accent of pain.
Are you going back to London in the motor car, then?
Warren was hurrying as fast as another motor car could bring him.
It required no more exertion on Saxon's part to start him than had been required on his part to start the motor.
Fascinated by the five-inch stream, sluiced out of the earth and back to the earth by the droning motor, he forgot his discourse and stood and gazed, rapt and unheeding, while his visitors drove on.
Taciturn as he was, the investigator succeeded at last in extracting a scrap of information from him, by dint of ordering beer and talking to him persistently and minutely on the subject of motor cars.
At last he said, "The police have proved it was a motor accident.
The black had learned his lesson sufficiently well so that the motor was started without bungling and the machine was soon under way across the meadowland.
With the overload capabilities of an electric motor, yards can expect to see significant performance gains.
Macchi's syn-torque line had one 7000-Nm Siemens motor and Knoedel/SKF thrust bearing on the 80-mm main extruder, two 5000-Nm torque motors on each of two 65-mm coextruders, and 200-Nm syn-torque motors driving nip and chill rolls, where they reportedly provide more precise tension control than do servo motors.