Origin of rotor
Examples from the Web for rotor
Contemporary Examples of rotor
So serious is this heat that it can distort a major APUS engine component, the rotor shaft, and cause significant damage.Planes in Flames: Why Does It Keep Happening?
July 15, 2013
Historical Examples of rotor
These dummy pistons are shown at the near end of the rotor in Fig. 35.
In this A is the cylinder or casing, B the spindle or rotor, and C the blades.
The rotor of a variometer or variocoupler is a rotating coil.The Radio Amateur's Hand Book
A. Frederick Collins
There are rings of blades round the rotor, tightly fixed to its surface.The Romance of War Inventions
Thomas W. Corbin
Then you ask Tom to send a plane back to drop off my cap and rotor.The Scarlet Lake Mystery
Harold Leland Goodwin
Word Origin for rotor
1873, irregular shortening of rotator (see rotate (v.)), originally in mathematics. Mechanical sense is attested from 1903; specifically of helicopters from 1930.