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electric motor

n
(Electrical Engineering) a device that converts electrical energy to mechanical torque
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Noun1.electric motor - a motor that converts electricity to mechanical workelectric motor - a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
armature - coil in which voltage is induced by motion through a magnetic field
brush - conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor
electric drill - a rotating power drill powered by an electric motor
drum sander, electric sander, sander, smoother - a power tool used for sanding wood; an endless loop of sandpaper is moved at high speed by an electric motor
electric clock - a clock using a small electric motor
electric fan, blower - a fan run by an electric motor
electric hammer - a hammer driven by electric motor
electric locomotive - a locomotive that is powered by an electric motor
electric mixer - a food mixer powered by an electric motor
electric refrigerator, fridge - a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor
electric toothbrush - a toothbrush with an electric motor in the handle that vibrates the head of the brush
electric typewriter - a typewriter powered by an electric motor
field magnet - a magnet that provides a magnetic field in a dynamo or electric motor
motor - machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
rotor, rotor coil - the rotating armature of a motor or generator
self-starter - an electric starting motor that automatically starts an internal-combustion engine
starter, starter motor, starting motor - an electric motor for starting an engine
stator, stator coil - mechanical device consisting of the stationary part of a motor or generator in or around which the rotor revolves
synchronous motor - electric motor in which the speed of rotation is proportional to the frequency of the A.C. power
trackless trolley, trolley coach, trolleybus - a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
wiper motor - electric motor that moves the windshield wiper
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To picture the great potato-planting machine, drawn by four horses, or an electric motor, ploughing the furrow, cutting and dropping and covering the potatoes, and planting a score of acres a day
The throbbing of the engines ceased, and in its stead came the steady vibration of the electric motors.
Auto Business News-February 28, 2018--Renault to equip 2018 Zoe with new R110 electric motor
YouTube-user Jimmy Built installed on the Honda Accord first-generation electric motor from Tesla.
She suffered electricity shock when she was washing clothes near electric motor pump.
com)-- According to a new market report published by Credence Research "Electric Motors Market - Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis, and Forecast 2015 - 2022," the global electric motors market is expected surpass US$ 135 Bn by 2022, with rising demand for electric motor driven systems (EMDS) such as electric appliances, heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, motor vehicles and others.
The electric motor refurbishment/repair services market is also witnessing growth as electric motors are being extensively employed for various applications in diverse sectors such as oil and gas, petrochemical and refining, commercial and power plants.
Electric motor refurbishment and repair services market is also witnessing growth as electric motors are being extensively employed for various applications in diverse sectors such as oil & gas, petrochemical & refining, commercial and power plants.
USPRwire, Tue Dec 08 2015] Electric Motor Sales Market by Type (AC & DC), by Voltage (Low, Medium & High), by Output Power (Integral & Fractional HP), by End-User (Industrial, Commercial, Residential, Transportation & Agriculture), & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020
An electric motor is a vital piece of equipment in today's modern manufacturing processes--it can be found in practically every type of operation across a range of industries from iron and steel through to pulp and paper.
ABB introduces an e-book that helps electric motor end users reduce motor downtime by charting the most common causes of failure and offers tips on how to resolve them.
HAFIZABAD -- Two villagers were deprived of a bike, electric motor and cash at two different places in the city.