from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Any arrangement which gives rise to an electric current, as a single cell, a voltaic battery, or a thermo-electric pile.
- noun An engine in which electricity is employed to produce mechanical effects. See
electric machine, under electric, and motor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Physics) A mover or exciter of electricity; as apparatus for generating a current of electricity.
- noun (Mech.) An apparatus or machine for producing motion and mechanical effects by the action of electricity; an electro-magnetic engine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun physics Any device that generates
- noun physics Any device that converts electricity into
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The electromotor is the invention of Captain Krebs, who is already well known on account of his experiments in connection with navigable balloons, and of M.
The electromotor drives the cutter spindle and the feeding device.
The drive is done by the electromotor with the help of a belt drive.
The cutter spindle is set turning by the electromotor.
The drive of machines, hoisting gear and lifts is enabled in a simple form by the electromotor which in railway transport also has the advantage over internal combustion engines.
Every conductor and every electrical device (electric bulb, heater, electromotor, wireless reciever, etc.) has the property of resisting any current passage.
For many drives, the electromotor is an ideal solution.
For this kiln a 23 cm straight blade blower powered by a 0.3 HP electromotor running at 3400 rpm is used.
I do not know of any instance of sewing machinery in a factory being driven by an electromotor, but such means of conveying motive power appears admirably adapted for that purpose, when the stitching room happens to be far removed from the main shafting or engine.
By the use of a powerful electromotor, the shafting is caused to rotate at the rate of 400 revolutions per minute by electricity.