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electric motor

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(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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The throbbing of the engines ceased, and in its stead came the steady vibration of the electric motors.
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
One solution sought by the Department of Energy is in improving the efficiency of HVAC systems that use electric motors.
The demand for energy efficient electric motors is rising globally due to the introduction of stringent electricity consumption standards and rising electricity prices.
Power Efficiency Corporation designs and manufactures the Power Genius[TM], a product that reduces the amount of energy used by electric motors in many constant speed/variable load applications.
The electric motors used in today's mild hybrid vehicles typically deliver 15-20 kilowatts of power utilizing permanent-magnet synchronous motors (PMSMs) that require expensive rare-earth magnets to operate.
Table 1 Market for electric motors and generators in the country in question, 2007-2013 (US dollars)
Raser's Symetron(TM) technologies efficiently harness electrical energy in electric motors, electric motor drives and controllers, alternator and generator technologies.
Raser's Symetron(TM) technologies more efficiently harness electrical energy in electric motors, electric motor drives and controllers, alternator and generator technologies.
Also, increasing oil & gas production activities in Middle East & Africa are creating high opportunities for the electric motors sales market in MEA region.
com/research/2534gv/world_electric) has announced the addition of the "World Electric Motors - Market Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering.
com)-- According to a recently published TechSci Research report, "Indonesia Electric Motors Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020", the electric motors market in Indonesia is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 3% during 2015-20.