Definitions of motion:
  • noun:   the act of changing location from one place to another
    Example: "Police controlled the motion of the crowd"
  • noun:   a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    Example: "The reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"
  • noun:   a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote
    Example: "He made a motion to adjourn"
  • noun:   a state of change
    Example: "They were in a state of steady motion"
  • noun:   the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
  • noun:   a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
  • noun:   an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object
    Example: "The cinema relies on apparent motion"
  • verb:   show, express or direct through movement

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