electric motor


noun


Nearby words

  1. electric guitar,
  2. electric hare,
  3. electric intensity,
  4. electric light,
  5. electric moment,
  6. electric needle,
  7. electric organ,
  8. electric peak,
  9. electric potential,
  10. electric potential gradient

Origin of electric motor

First recorded in 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for electric motor

electric motor

noun

a device that converts electrical energy to mechanical torque
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