Definition of electromotor in US English:

electromotor

noun

  • 1Electricity. A device producing an electromotive force, a voltaic cell; (also) a metal serving as one of the poles or elements of such a cell. Now historical.

  • 2A machine for applying electricity as a motive power; an electric motor.

adjective

  • Electricity and Biology. Involving or producing an electromotive force.

Origin

Early 19th century. From electro- + motor, after French électromoteur.

Pronunciation

electromotor

/ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌməʊtə/