Share this entry
moto perpetuo Syllabification: mo·to per·pet·u·o
Pronunciation: /ˌmōdō pərˈpedəwō/

Definition of moto perpetuo in English:

noun (plural moto perpetuipərˈpeto͞oˌē)

Another term for perpetuum mobile.
Example sentences
  • The horns produced a fine sound, but the start to the moto perpetuo was rather shaky.


Italian, literally 'perpetual motion'.

Definition of moto perpetuo in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources