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Motion (IPA: /ˈmoʊʃən/)


Motion (n.)

The act, process, or state of changing place or position; movement; the passing of a body from one place or position to another, whether voluntary or involuntary; -- opposed to rest.

Motion (n.)

Power of, or capacity for, motion.

Motion (n.)

Direction of movement; course; tendency; as, the motion of the planets is from west to east.

Motion (n.)

Change in the relative position of the parts of anything; action of a machine with respect to the relative movement of its parts.

Motion (n.)

Movement of the mind, desires, or passions; mental act, or impulse to any action; internal activity.

Motion (n.)

A proposal or suggestion looking to action or progress; esp., a formal proposal made in a deliberative assembly; as, a motion to adjourn.

Motion (n.)

An application made to a court or judge orally in open court. Its object is to obtain an order or rule directing some act to be done in favor of the applicant.

Motion (n.)

Change of pitch in successive sounds, whether in the same part or in groups of parts.

Motion (n.)

A puppet show or puppet.

Motion (v. i.)

To make a significant movement or gesture, as with the hand; as, to motion to one to take a seat.

Motion (v. i.)

To make proposal; to offer plans.

Motion (v. t.)

To direct or invite by a motion, as of the hand or head; as, to motion one to a seat.

Motion (v. t.)

To propose; to move.

Motion

Change in position of an object over time; a body is said to be in motion if it changes its position with respect to its immediate surroundings

Motion

Parliamentary motion

Motion

Isometry of a metric space

Motion

Locomotor activity

Motion

Term in gridiron football

Motion Synonyms

Apparent Motion, Apparent Movement, Movement

Motion Synonyms

Gesture

Motion Synonyms

Movement

Motion Synonyms

Motility, Movement, Move

Motion Synonyms

Movement, Move

Motion Synonyms

Question

Motion Synonyms

Gesticulate, Gesture

Spanish Translation

Motion in Spanish is Movimiento

Tagalog Translation

Motion in Tagalog is Galaw

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (1886). Wave motion in hydrodynamics . American Journal of Mathematics 9: 62"“96. (quote from p. 62)" - Alfred George Greenhill

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [I]t is impossible for motion to subsist without place, and void, and time." - Aristotle

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A motion picture destined to offend nearly two thirds of the civilized world. And severely annoy the other third." - Monty Python's Life of Brian

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Action is transitory, a step, a blow, The motion of a muscle"”this way or that." - Action

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All human activity is a matter of motion and decision." - Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr.


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