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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to movement)
a. motor
El accidente le afectó la función motriz, pero podrá volver a caminar.The crash damaged his motor skills, but he'll be able to walk again.
2. (producing motion)
a. driving
El par de torsión es la fuerza motriz permitiendo que el cigüeñal gire sobre su eje.Torque is the driving force allowing the crank to rotate about its axis.
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1 (Técnica) motive; motor; (EEUU)
potencia motriz motive power; fuerza motriz driving force
2 (Anatomía) motor
la actividad motriz motor functions
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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