motion

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Motion is the way things get from place to place. The ball rolling down a hill is in motion, and as Isaac Newton once proved, it will remain in motion until it hits a wall or something else that makes it stop.

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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
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"

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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"

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the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals

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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"

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a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

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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"

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a state of change; "they were in a state of steady motion"

Verb
show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"


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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.

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Power of, or capacity for, motion.

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Direction of movement; course; tendency; as, the motion of the planets is from west to east.

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Change in the relative position of the parts of anything; action of a machine with respect to the relative movement of its parts.

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Movement of the mind, desires, or passions; mental act, or impulse to any action; internal activity.

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A proposal or suggestion looking to action or progress; esp., a formal proposal made in a deliberative assembly; as, a motion to adjourn.

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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.

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Change of pitch in successive sounds, whether in the same part or in groups of parts.

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A puppet show or puppet.

v. i.
To make a significant movement or gesture, as with the hand; as, to motion to one to take a seat.

v. i.
To make proposal; to offer plans.

v. t.
To direct or invite by a motion, as of the hand or head; as, to motion one to a seat.

v. t.
To propose; to move.


Motion

Mo"tion , n. [F., fr. L. motio, fr. movere, motum, to move. See Move.] 1. 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.
Speaking or mute, all comeliness and grace attends thee, and each word, each motion, forms.
2. Power of, or capacity for, motion.
Devoid of sense and motion.
3. Direction of movement; course; tendency; as, the motion of the planets is from west to east.
In our proper motion we ascend.
4. Change in the relative position of the parts of anything; action of a machine with respect to the relative movement of its parts.
This is the great wheel to which the clock owes its motion.
5. Movement of the mind, desires, or passions; mental act, or impulse to any action; internal activity.
Let a good man obey every good motion rising in his heart, knowing that every such motion proceeds from God.
6. A proposal or suggestion looking to action or progress; esp., a formal proposal made in a deliberative assembly; as, a motion to adjourn.
Yes, I agree, and thank you for your motion.
7. (Law) 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. Mozley & W. 8. (Mus.) Change of pitch in successive sounds, whether in the same part or in groups of parts.
The independent motions of different parts sounding together constitute counterpoint.
&hand; Conjunct motion is that by single degrees of the scale. Contrary motion is that when parts move in opposite directions. Disjunct motion is motion by skips. Oblique motion is that when one part is stationary while another moves. Similar or direct motion is that when parts move in the same direction. 9. A puppet show or puppet. [Obs.]
What motion's this? the model of Nineveh?
&hand; Motion, in mechanics, may be simple or compound. Simple motions are: (a) straight translation, which, if of indefinite duration, must be reciprocating. (b) Simple rotation, which may be either continuous or reciprocating, and when reciprocating is called oscillating. (c) Helical, which, if of indefinite duration, must be reciprocating. Compound motion consists of combinations of any of the simple motions. Center of motion, Harmonic motion, etc. See under Center, Harmonic, etc. -- Motion block (Steam Engine), a crosshead. -- Perpetual motion (Mech.), an incessant motion conceived to be attainable by a machine supplying its own motive forces independently of any action from without. Syn. -- See Movement.

Motion

Mo"tion, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Motioned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Motioning.] 1. To make a significant movement or gesture, as with the hand; as, to motion to one to take a seat. 2. To make proposal; to offer plans. [Obs.] Shak.

Motion

Mo"tion, v. t. 1. To direct or invite by a motion, as of the hand or head; as, to motion one to a seat. 2. To propose; to move. [Obs.]
I want friends to motion such a matter.

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.

To make a significant movement or gesture, as with the hand; as, to motion to one to take a seat.

To direct or invite by a motion, as of the hand or head; as, to motion one to a seat.

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Usage Examples

A movie like House of the Dead with around $7 million budget or Alone in the Dark with around $16 million budget are much easier to make profit than the typical $50 million major motion picture.

Motion capture is amazing. I prefer it. You wear a 'Power Ranger'-esque suit, you have tape balls on you, you have 60 cameras around you capturing your every movement and there's no hair, no makeup.

Most people have no concept of how an automatic transmission works, yet they know how to drive a car. You don't have to study physics to understand the laws of motion to drive a car. You don't have to understand any of this stuff to use Macintosh.

I were better to be eaten to death with a rust than to be scoured to nothing with perpetual motion.

Our nature consists in motion complete rest is death.

It's all in how you arrange the thing... the careful balance of the design is the motion.

I use every single thing that Alfred Hitchcock taught me in my acting career... I am very grateful for the education he gave me in making motion pictures.

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Other Usage Examples

Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert's Lodge, everything was moving in slow motion.

Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can and when once you take hope and fear away, you take from it its very life and being.

It's very difficult to break into motion pictures, but it's oddly easier for directors today because of independent films and cable, who have inherited for the most part those films of substance that the studios are reluctant to finance.

It is in the admission of ignorance and the admission of uncertainty that there is a hope for the continuous motion of human beings in some direction that doesn't get confined, permanently blocked, as it has so many times before in various periods in the history of man.

I have two different categories of favorite films. One is the emotional favorites, which means these are generally films that I saw when I was a kid anything you see in your formative years is more powerful, because it really stays with you forever. The second category is films that I saw while I was learning the craft of motion pictures.

Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.

I have so much respect for people in the theater. You can't do 10 or 15 takes. It's all live. It's like life in motion.

I remember feeling that technology was like trying to draw with your foot. In a ski boot. It was the most indirect way to work imaginable, but the potential had us all excited. I started in stop motion.

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