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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
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.
According to a recently published TechSci Research, United States Electric Motors Market By Type, By Application, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2012 2022, the electric motors market in the US is projected to cross $19 billion by 2022, on account of increasing industrialization, booming infrastructural growth, increasing power generation and rising energy requirements in the country.
Saudi Arabia's electric motors market will grow at a CAGR of 8 per cent between 2016 and 2021, a survey report suggests.
The electric motors market in Saudi Arabia is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8% during 2016 - 2021, on account of increasing industrialisation, booming infrastructural growth, increasing power generation and rising energy requirements in the country, a new report has revealed.
Also, increasing oil & gas production activities in Middle East & Africa are creating high opportunities for the electric motors sales market in MEA region.
In electric motors, more than 90% of bearing failures are due to over-greasing which causes seals to burst, allowing the grease to bypass the bearing and go straight into the motor windings.
Despite the advances in motor technology, electric motors still fail and cause production outages for manufacturing companies.
A decoupling clutch between the diesel and electric motors allows the electric motor to operate independently, so provided there's sufficient battery charge, the driver can press the e-mode button for emissions-free driving.
Demand for electric motors in Japan, another sizable, developed market, will decelerate through 2017 as manufacturers move production of many motor dependent durable goods like household appliances to lower labor cost countries.
24 August 2011 - US electric motors developer SNTech said on Wednesday it had bought the USD23.