[ tel-uh-moh-ter ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌmoʊ tər /


a mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic system by which power is applied at or controlled from a distant point, especially such a system actuating a ship's rudder.

Origin of telemotor

First recorded in 1885–90; tele-1 + motor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019