Definitions for "STEPPER MOTOR"
A digital device that converts electrical pulses into proportionate mechanical movement. Each revolution of the motor shaft is made in a series of discrete identical steps. The design of the motor usually provides for clockwise and(or) counterclockwise rotation.
a cross between a DC electric motor and a solenoid
a "digital" version of the electric motor
An electromechanical device which is very simple in concept yet surprisingly complicated in detail. Failure to appreciate this has been one of the greatest sources of human misery since the invention of Lotto. Were it not for the fact that they are extraordinarily useful little devices I would have nothing to do with them.
Keywords:  disk, drives, hard, head, movement
Type of drive for head movement with low-cost hard disk drives.