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A motor is a device that converts energy into mechanical power, and is often synonymous with engine.

Motor may refer to:

  • Motor (Electric) - a machine which converts electricity into mechanical motion
  • Motor (Engine) - a machine used to convert chemical fuel into mechanical power by controlled explosions
  • Motor (Automobile) - The early 20th century abbreviation for "motor car", a synonym for automobile
  • Motor Neuron - neurons that originate in the spinal cord and synapse with muscle fibers

Last updated: 10-24-2005 16:25:30
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