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motion

noun (n)

  • the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals (noun.communication)
    Synonym: gesture
    source: wordnet30
  • a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something (noun.event)
    Synonym: movement
    source: wordnet30
  • a change of position that does not entail a change of location (noun.act)
    Synonym: motility, move, movement
    Example:
    The reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise.
    source: wordnet30
  • a state of change (noun.state)
    Example:
    They were in a state of steady motion.
    source: wordnet30
  • a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote (noun.communication)
    Synonym: question
    Example:
    He made a motion to adjourn.
    source: wordnet30
  • the act of changing location from one place to another (noun.act)
    Synonym: move, movement
    Example:
    Police controlled the motion of the crowd.
    source: wordnet30
  • an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object (noun.phenomenon)
    Example:
    The cinema relies on apparent motion.
    source: wordnet30
  • 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. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • show, express or direct through movement (verb.communication)
    Synonym: gesticulate, gesture
    source: wordnet30
  • To make a significant movement or gesture, as with the hand; as, to motion to one to take a seat. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To direct or invite by a motion, as of the hand or head; as, to motion one to a seat. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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