HyperDic: electric_motor

English > 1 sense of the expression electric motor:
NOUNartifactelectric motora motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
English > electric motor: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA motor that converts electricity to mechanical work.
Part ofdrum sander, electric sander, sander, smootherA power tool used for sanding wood
electric clockA clock using a small electric motor
electric drillA rotating power drill powered by an electric motor
electric fan, blowerA fan run by an electric motor
electric hammerA hammer driven by electric motor
electric locomotiveA locomotive that is powered by an electric motor
electric mixerA food mixer powered by an electric motor
electric refrigerator, fridgeA refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor
electric toothbrushA toothbrush with an electric motor in the handle that vibrates the head of the brush
electric typewriterA typewriter powered by an electric motor
self-starterAn electric starting motor that automatically starts an internal-combustion engine
trolleybus, trolley coach, trackless trolleyA passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
Partsarmaturecoil in which voltage is induced by motion through a magnetic field
brushconducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor
field magnetA magnet that provides a magnetic field in a dynamo or electric motor
rotor, rotor coilThe rotating armature of a motor or generator
stator, stator coilmechanical device consisting of the stationary part of a motor or generator in or around which the rotor revolves
Narrowerstarter, starter motor, starting motorAn electric motor for starting an engine
synchronous motorelectric motor in which the speed of rotation is proportional to the frequency of the A.C. power
wiper motorelectric motor that moves the windshield wiper
Broadermotormachine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
Spanishelectromotor, motor eléctrico
Catalanelectromotor, motor elèctric

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