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Motion 1

Definition: 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 2

Definition: Power of, or capacity for, motion.

Motion 3

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

Motion 4

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

Motion 5

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

Motion 6

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

Motion 7

Definition: 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 8

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

Motion 9

Definition: A puppet show or puppet.

Motion 10

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

Motion 11

Definition: To make proposal; to offer plans.

Motion 12

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

Motion 13

Definition: To propose; to move.

motion 14

Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"

motion 15

Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"

motion 16

Definition: the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals

motion 17

Definition: a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote; "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question"

motion 18

Definition: a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

motion 19

Definition: an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object; "the cinema relies on apparent motion"; "the succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement"

motion 20

Definition: a state of change; "they were in a state of steady motion"

motion 21

Definition: show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"


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