motor


motor
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. engine (see power, instrumentality).
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. machine, device, instrument; see engine 1 .
Types of motors include: internal combustion, Wankel, diesel, spark diesel, compound, steam, turbine, gas turbine, electric, auxiliary, jet, rotary, radial, in line, airplane, automobile, truck, A.C. electric, D.C. electric, V-type, T-head, L-head, high compression, low compression. v.
Syn. tour, drive, ride; see travel 2 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
engine, power plant, dynamo, turbine, generator, transformer, transducer, *workhorse; types internal combustion motor, diesel, Wankel, rotary, steam, double-overhead cam, two-stroke, four-stroke, V-6, V-8, four-barrel, slant, transverse, supercharged, turbocharged, inboard-outboard.
WORD FIND
alternating current producer: alternator
carburetor replacement system: fuel injection
closes air to carburetor: choke
coolant: antifreeze, ethyl glycol
cooling system: fan, radiator, thermostat, water jackets, water pump
cylindrical plugs that move up and down, compresses air-fuel mix: pistons
distributes electricity to spark plugs: distributor
drive train: clutch, transmission, driveshaft, differential
energy unit: horsepower, rpm (revolutions per minute)
exhaust burner: catalytic converter, afterburner, turbocharger
filters dirt and dust: air filter, fuel filter, oil filter
frame: chassis
friction reducers: bearings
fuel vaporizer: carburetor
heat exchanger: radiator
knocking: ping, detonation
main framework containing cylinders: engine block
main rotating shaft: crankshaft
overtaxing of: red-lining
piston housing: cylinder
sputtering after ignition turned off: dieseling
turning force of motor: torque
valve operator: camshaft
II
v.
drive, cruise, ride, tour, steer.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To run and control (a motor vehicle): drive, pilot, wheel. Slang: tool. See MOVE.

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