Motor vs Cart - What's the difference?

motor | cart |


As nouns the difference between motor and cart

is that motor is a machine or device that converts any form of energy into mechanical energy, or imparts motion while cart is a small, open, wheeled vehicle, drawn or pushed by a person or animal, more often used for transporting goods than passengers or cart can be (video games|informal) a cartridge for a video game system.

As verbs the difference between motor and cart

is that motor is to drive around leisurely in a motorised vehicle while cart is to carry goods.

As a adjective motor

is (biology) describing neurons that create the ability to move.

motor

English

(wikipedia motor)

Alternative forms

* motour (very rare)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A machine or device that converts any form of energy into mechanical energy, or imparts motion.
  • (lb) A motor car, or automobile.
  • *
  • *:It was flood-tide along Fifth Avenue; motor , brougham, and victoria swept by on the glittering current; pretty women glanced out from limousine and tonneau; young men of his own type, silk-hatted, frock-coated, the crooks of their walking sticks tucked up under their left arms, passed on the Park side.
  • (lb) A source of power for something, an inspiration, a driving force.
  • Synonyms

    * engine

    Derived terms

    * electric motor * linear motor * motorbike * motorcycle * motorcyclist * motorise * motorist * motor oil * motor scooter * motor trade * motor unit * motor vehicle * outboard motor * rocket motor * shaded-pole motor

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (biology) describing neurons that create the ability to move
  • She has excellent motor skills.

    Derived terms

    * motor unit

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To drive around leisurely in a motorised vehicle.
  • (slang) To leave.
  • I gotta motor .

    cart

    English

    (wikipedia cart)

    Etymology 1

    Probably from Old English .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small, open, wheeled vehicle, drawn or pushed by a person or animal, more often used for transporting goods than passengers.
  • *
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  • A small motor vehicle resembling a car; a go-cart.
  • Derived terms
    * cartwheel * dogcart * go-cart * golf cart * luggage cart * oxcart * pushcart * put the cart before the horse * shopping cart

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To carry goods.
  • I've been carting these things around all day .
  • To carry or convey in a cart.
  • (obsolete) To expose in a cart by way of punishment.
  • * Prior
  • She chuckled when a bawd was carted .

    References

    Etymology 2

    Shortened from (cartridge).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (video games, informal) A cartridge for a video game system.
  • My ''Final Fantasy'' cart on the NES is still alive and kicking.

    Anagrams

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