HyperDic: rotor

English > 3 senses of the word rotor:
NOUNartifactrotor, rotor coilthe rotating armature of a motor or generator
artifactrotorthe revolving bar of a distributor
artifactrotorrotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils
rotor > pronunciation
Soundsrow'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > rotor: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe rotating armature of a motor or generator.
Synonymrotor coil
Part ofelectric motorA motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
generatorengine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction
turbinerotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate
Broaderarmaturecoil in which voltage is induced by motion through a magnetic field
Oppositestator, stator coilmechanical device consisting of the stationary part of a motor or generator in or around which the rotor revolves
Spanishrotor
Catalanrotor
English > rotor: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe revolving bar of a distributor.
Part ofdistributor, distributer, electrical distributorelectrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
BroaderbarA rigid piece of metal or wood
Spanishrotor
English > rotor: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningrotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils.
Example"there are horizontal rotors on a helicopter or compressor rotors in a jet engine"
Part ofhelicopter, chopper, whirlybird, eggbeaterAn aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
jet engineA gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion
PartsimpellerThe blade of a rotor (as in the compressor of a jet engine)
Narrowermain rotorrotor consisting of large rotating airfoils on a single-rotor helicopter that produce the lift to support the helicopter in the air
tail rotor, anti-torque rotorrotor consisting of a rotating airfoil on the tail of a single-rotor helicopter
Broaderrotating mechanismA mechanism that rotates
Spanishrotor
Catalanrotor

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