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  1. prime movernoun

    Synonyms:
    first mover, primum mobile, first cause

  2. prime movernoun

    The initial agent that is the cause of all things.

    Synonyms:
    first mover, primum mobile, first cause

  3. prime movernoun

    A machine, such as a water wheel or steam engine, that receives and modifies energy as supplied by some natural source or fuel and transforms it into mechanical work

    Synonyms:
    first cause, primum mobile, first mover

  4. prime movernoun

    The front part of a semi-trailer type truck, i.e., the tractor to which the trailer part attaches.

    Synonyms:
    primum mobile, first cause, first mover

  5. prime movernoun

    A military or heavy construction vehicle.

    Synonyms:
    first mover, primum mobile, first cause

Princeton's WordNet

  1. first cause, prime mover, primum mobilenoun

    an agent that is the cause of all things but does not itself have a cause

    "God is the first cause"

    Synonyms:
    first cause, primum mobile

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  • Kraftmaschine, Antriebsaggregat, AntriebsmaschineGerman
  • fuerza motrizSpanish
  • alkusyy, vetoauto, voimakoneFinnish
  • movensLatin
  • буксир, тягач, первичный двигатель, первопричина, тракторRussian
  • اہم محرکUrdu

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