Prime mover

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Prime mover may refer to:

Engineering[edit]

  • Prime mover, a machine that transforms energy between thermal, electrical or pressure and mechanical form, typically an engine or turbine

Haulage[edit]

  • A tractor unit, a heavy-duty towing engine that serves as a "prime mover" providing motive power for hauling a towed or trailered load, including:
    • Artillery tractor, a military vehicle for hauling an artillery piece
    • Ballast tractor, a heavy haulage road or off-road vehicle designed to pull or push heavy or exceptionally large loads using a drawbar
    • Heavy hauler, a large transporter for moving oversize loads too large for road travel without an escort and special permit
    • Steam tractor, a vehicle powered by a steam engine which is used for pulling
    • Tractor, a vehicle specifically designed to deliver a high tractive effort (or torque) at slow speeds, often in agricultural and construction applications

Philosophy[edit]

  • Prime mover theory (Latin: primum movens), a monotheistic concept advanced by Aristotle as a primary cause or "mover" of all the motion in the universe

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