[moh-tuh-rahyz] /ˈmoʊ təˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), motorized, motorizing.
to furnish with a , as a vehicle.
to supply with motor-driven vehicles, usually in the place of horses and horse-drawn vehicles.
to equip with a motor
to provide (military units) with motor vehicles
“to furnish with a motor or motors,” 1901, from motor (n.) + -ize. Related: Motorized; motorizing; motorization.
noun, British. 1. a motor truck, especially one with open sides.
[moh-ter-mahyn-did] /ˈmoʊ tərˌmaɪn dɪd/ adjective 1. disposed to perceive one’s environment in terms of mechanical or muscular activity.
[moh-ter-mouth] /ˈmoʊ tərˌmaʊθ/ noun, plural motor-mouths [moh-ter-mouths, mouth z] /ˈmoʊ tərˌmaʊθs, ˌmaʊðz/ (Show IPA). Slang. 1. a person who is a constant or irrepressible talker. /ˈməʊtəˌmaʊθ/ noun 1. (slang) a garrulous person noun any person who talks non-stop and quite fast, esp. about inconsequential topics; also, the incessant chatter of this type of person Examples […]
- Motor nerve
motor nerve n. An efferent nerve conveying an impulse that excites muscular contraction.