Results for motion

Definitions of motion:

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: verb

To make a significant movement with the hands.

part of speech: noun

The act or state of moving: a single movement: change of posture: gait: power of motion: excitement of the mind: proposal made, esp. in an assembly:- in pl. ( B.) impulses.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make a significant movement.

part of speech: noun

The act, process, or state of changing place; the changing of position; a gesture; action, as opposed to rest; impulse or desire; a formal proposal made in a meeting of a society, etc.; as, a motion to adjourn is in order.

part of speech: noun

Change of place or of local position; animal life and action; the passing of a body from one place to another, as opposed to rest; manner of moving the body; change of posture; impulse communicated; tendency of the mind; internal action, as of the bowels; a proposal made at a meeting or an assembly; in a locomotive engine, the cross- head, cross- head guides, and the blocks, taken as a whole, are called " the motion".

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make a movement or gesture full of meaning; as, to motion to someone to come forward.

part of speech: verb transitive

To guide or invite by a gesture; as, to motion someone to come forward.

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