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Movement 1Definition: The act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any
means, from one situation to another; natural or appropriate motion; progress; advancement; as, the movement of an army in marching or maneuvering; the movement of a wheel or a machine; the party of movement.
Movement 2Definition: Motion of the mind or
Movement 3Definition: Manner or style of moving; as, a slow, or quick, or sudden, movement.
Movement 4Definition: The rhythmical progression, pace, and tempo of a piece.
Movement 5Definition: One of the several
pieces, each complete in itself, with its own time and rhythm, which make up a
larger work; as, the several
movements of a suite or a symphony.
Movement 6Definition: A system of mechanism for transmitting motion of a definite character, or for transforming motion; as, the wheelwork of a watch.
movement 7Definition: 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"
movement 8Definition: the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
movement 9Definition: 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"
movement 10Definition: a series of
actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist
campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to
movement 11Definition: the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock); "it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"
movement 12Definition: a general tendency to change (as of opinion); "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"
movement 13Definition: a major
self-contained part of a symphony or sonata; "the second movement is slow and melodic"
movement 14Definition: a natural event that
involves a change in the position or location of something
movement 15Definition: a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general
goals; "he was a charter member of the movement";
"politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
movement 16Definition: 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"
movement 17Definition: a euphemism for defecation; "he had a bowel movement"