A machine, especially one powered by electricity or internal combustion, that supplies motive power for a vehicle or for another device with moving parts
A machine which uses the energy of compressed air to supply motive power to a device with moving parts.
A motor driven by the production, expansion, or combustion of gas.
= gas engine.
A jet engine.
A motor-driven van.
Oil used for lubricating an engine or component
Physiology a motor neuron.
The city of Detroit, Michigan.
Of, relating to, or designating a race in which a pacemaking motorcycle is used to provide a slipstream for the cyclist.
A car park (now chiefly W. Afr.).
A point in the motor cortex which, when stimulated electrically, produces the contraction of a specific voluntary muscle or group of muscles (now rare).
Originally US Military, an area where motor vehicles are parked, repaired, and made available for use.
The ventral root of a spinal nerve, containing axons of motor neurons.
A single motor neuron and the muscle fibres which it innervates.
Attributive designating any of various laws proposed or introduced to increase the numbers of citizens registering to vote by allowing them to register while applying for a driving licence, especially the National Voter Registration Act of May 1993, which provided for this among other extensions to registration facilities.
= motor area.
A part of the central nervous system concerned with muscular action, especially the motor cortex
A boat powered by a motor
A campsite catering for motorists, caravans, and tents
A mechanical system that includes an electric motor and drives a machine
A lawnmower driven by a motor
A nerve carrying impulses from the brain or spinal cord to a muscle or gland
Another term for motor racing.
A camera winding mechanism driven by a motor
A motor-driven boat equipped for cruising
Concerned with or enabling voluntary movements.
A person who commits a crime using, or in connection with, a motor vehicle.
To while (time) away on a motorcycle.
The action of driving or travelling in a motor boat, especially as a sport or leisure pursuit.
A motorized vessel designed for use in coastal waters.
A glider equipped with an engine, primarily to make it self-launching; used especially in training glider pilots.
Psychol. Tending to learn as a result of, or think in terms of, the experience of muscular movements.
The action or practice of riding in the slipstream of a motorcycle in order to increase one's pace.
A protein (usually an ATPase) that is involved in cell motility, typically by moving along a microfilament or other substrate.
= motor area.
A driving school.
Fuel for a motor vehicle, petrol.
Any of various psychological theories that state that muscular movements or other motor elements of the nervous system are necessary for perception, learning, memory, etc.; used especially with reference to theories that maintain that the movements of articulation and the sensory feedback from these are essential for speech perception.
= phonic wheel.
The original source of motion or action; the cause, instigator, prime mover.