English version

starter motor in Motor vehicles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstarter motorˈstarter ˌmotor noun [countable]  TEMTTCan electric motor for starting an engine
Examples from the Corpus
starter motorMy Fiat Panda has a similar ignition fault which I have diagnosed to be a disengaged starter motor.The electric starter motor whined shrilly.The turning of the car's starter motor was an ugly and unwelcome sound in the stillness of the forest.Working with Cadillac engineers, Kettering created the starter motor, using the flywheel to turn over the engine.The starter motor worked perfectly and soon became a much sought-after Cadillac feature quickly adopted by all car makers.