Associations to the word «Movement»


MOVEMENT, noun. Physical motion between points in space.
MOVEMENT, noun. (engineering) A system or mechanism for transmitting motion of a definite character, or for transforming motion, such as the wheelwork of a watch.
MOVEMENT, noun. The impression of motion in an artwork, painting, novel etc.
MOVEMENT, noun. A trend in various fields or social categories, a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals
MOVEMENT, noun. (music) A large division of a larger composition.
MOVEMENT, noun. (aviation) An instance of an aircraft taking off or landing.
MOVEMENT, noun. (baseball) The deviation of a pitch from ballistic flight.
MOVEMENT, noun. An act of emptying the bowels.
MOVEMENT, noun. (obsolete) Motion of the mind or feelings; emotion.
MOVEMENT 2 JUNE, proper noun. One of postwar West Germany's militant groups founded by former members of Kommune 1
MOVEMENT DISORDER, noun. (medicine) Any abnormality that concerns control of skeletal muscle, from involuntary twitching or lack of coordination to loss of function.
MOVEMENT FOR DEMOCRATIC CHANGE, proper noun. A political party in Zimbabwe, founded in 1999. Abbreviation: MDC.

Dictionary definition

MOVEMENT, 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".
MOVEMENT, 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".
MOVEMENT, noun. A natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something.
MOVEMENT, noun. 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, noun. A major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata; "the second movement is slow and melodic".
MOVEMENT, noun. 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 the war effort".
MOVEMENT, 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".
MOVEMENT, noun. A euphemism for defecation; "he had a bowel movement".
MOVEMENT, noun. 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, noun. The driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock); "it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement".
MOVEMENT, noun. The act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel".

Wise words

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