Definition of moto perpetuo in English:

moto perpetuo

Syllabification: mo·to per·pet·u·o
Pronunciation: /ˌmōdō pərˈpedəwō

noun (plural moto perpetui /pərˈpeto͞oˌē/)

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


Italian, literally 'perpetual motion'.

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