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Definition of motor adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1having an engine; using the power of an engine motor vehicles
  2. 2connected with vehicles that have engines the motor industry motor oil motor sports
  3. 3(technology) connected with movement of the body that is produced by muscles; connected with the nerves that control movement uncoordinated motor activity motor skills Both motor and sensory functions are affected.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: motor