Motion, or the power of moving, from one place to another
The initial force, such as electricity, wind, or gravity, that engages or moves a machine.
The process of driving or propelling.
The force or electric pressure that causes or tends to cause a current to flow in a circuit, equivalent to the potential difference between the terminals and commonly measured in volts
Find another word for motive-power. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for motive-power, like: driving force, locomotion, means of propulsion, prime-mover, propulsion, electromotive force, motivity and kinetic-energy.