Associations to the word «Motion»


MOTION, noun. (uncountable) A state of progression from one place to another.
MOTION, noun. (countable) A change of position with respect to time.
MOTION, noun. (physics) A change from one place to another.
MOTION, noun. (countable) A parliamentary action to propose something.
MOTION, noun. (obsolete) An entertainment or show, especially a puppet show.
MOTION, noun. (philosophy) from κίνησις; any change. Traditionally of four types: generation and corruption, alteration, augmentation and diminution, and change of place.
MOTION, noun. Movement of the mind, desires, or passions; mental act, or impulse to any action; internal activity.
MOTION, noun. (legal) 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, noun. (music) Change of pitch in successive sounds, whether in the same part or in groups of parts. (Conjunct motion is that by single degrees of the scale. Contrary motion is when parts move in opposite directions. Disjunct motion is motion by skips. Oblique motion is when one part is stationary while another moves. Similar or direct motion is when parts move in the same direction.)
MOTION, noun. (obsolete) A puppet, or puppet show.
MOTION, verb. To gesture indicating a desired movement.
MOTION, verb. (proscribed) To introduce a motion in parliamentary procedure.
MOTION, verb. To make a proposal; to offer plans.
MOTION BLUR, noun. The apparent streaking of rapidly moving objects in an image, resulting from motion taking place during the recording of a single exposure.
MOTION BLURS, noun. Plural of motion blur
MOTION CAPTURE, noun. (uncountable) The use sensors to track and record the position, velocity, acceleration and impulse of a movement.
MOTION DESIGNER, noun. A graphic artist who creates animated sequences.
MOTION DESIGNERS, noun. Plural of motion designer
MOTION DETECTOR, noun. A device used in security systems that can alert the user of the presence of a moving object.
MOTION DETECTORS, noun. Plural of motion detector
MOTION OF CONFIDENCE, noun. A vote of confidence.
MOTION OF NO CONFIDENCE, noun. A vote of no confidence.
MOTION PICTURE, noun. A sequence of images depicting people or objects in motion, preserved on a recording medium and capable of being projected for viewing.
MOTION PICTURE, noun. A film.
MOTION PICTURES, noun. Plural of motion picture
MOTION SICKNESS, noun. A feeling of nausea or dizziness caused by being in a moving vehicle such as a ship or car.

Dictionary definition

MOTION, noun. The use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals.
MOTION, noun. A natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something.
MOTION, noun. 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, noun. A state of change; "they were in a state of steady motion".
MOTION, noun. 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, noun. 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, noun. 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, verb. Show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave".

Wise words

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