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Engelsk navneord: movement

1. movement (om handling) a change of position that does not entail a change of location

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise.
Movement is a sign of life.
An impatient move of his hand.
Gastrointestinal motility.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)motility, motion, move

Mindre specifikke termerchange

Mere specifikke termerabduction, adduction, agitation, body English, circumduction, closing, dart, disturbance, eurhythmics, eurhythmy, eurythmics, eurythmy, eversion, everting, eye movement, fetal movement, flicker, flit, flutter, foetal movement, gesture, headshake, headshaking, inclination, inclining, inversion, inversion, jerk, jerking, jolt, kick, kicking, kneel, kneeling, lurch, opening, pitch, pitching, posing, prostration, quiver, quivering, reach, reaching, reciprocation, reclining, retraction, retroflection, retroflexion, rotary motion, rotation, saccade, shutting, sitting, sitting, snap, span, squat, squatting, squirm, standing, straddle, stretch, stroke, sweep, toss, upending, vibration, wave, waver, wiggle, wriggle

2. movement (om handling) the act of changing location from one place to another

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPolice controlled the motion of the crowd.
The movement of people from the farms to the cities.
His move put him directly in my path.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)motion, move

Mindre specifikke termerchange

Mere specifikke termeradvance, advancement, approach, approaching, ascending, ascension, ascent, chase, coast, coming, crawl, descent, displacement, flow, following, forward motion, glide, haste, hurry, hurrying, locomotion, lunge, lurch, maneuver, manoeuvre, migration, onward motion, play, procession, progress, progression, pursual, pursuit, return, rise, rush, rushing, shift, shifting, slide, slippage, speed, speeding, stream, swing, swinging, translation, travel, travel, traveling, travelling, vacillation

3. movement (om begivenhed) a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)motion

Mindre specifikke termerhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent

Mere specifikke termerapproach, approaching, backlash, bend, bending, Brownian motion, Brownian movement, cam stroke, change of location, commotion, crustal movement, deflection, deflexion, heave, jitter, kick, moving ridge, passage, passing, pedesis, periodic motion, periodic movement, rebound, recoil, recoil, repercussion, seek, squeeze, stroke, tectonic movement, throw, travel, turn, turning, twist, undulation, undulation, wave, wave, whirl, wobble, wrench, wring

4. movement (om gruppe) a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was a charter member of the movement.
Politicians have to respect a mass movement.
He led the national liberation front.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)front, social movement

Mindre specifikke termersocial group

Mere specifikke termerart movement, artistic movement, Boy Scouts, Civil Rights movement, common front, cultural movement, ecumenism, falun gong, Fighting French, Free French, oecumenism, political movement, reform movement, religious movement, Zionism, Zionist movement

5. movement (om kommunikation) a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe second movement is slow and melodic.

Mindre specifikke termercomposition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music

Mere specifikke termerintermezzo, scherzo

Omfatter disse overordnede termersonata

6. movement (om handling) a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)campaign, cause, crusade, drive, effort

Mindre specifikke termerventure

Mere specifikke termerad blitz, ad campaign, advertising campaign, anti-war movement, campaigning, candidacy, candidature, charm campaign, consumerism, electioneering, feminism, feminist movement, fund-raising campaign, fund-raising drive, fund-raising effort, gay lib, gay liberation movement, lost cause, political campaign, reform, war, women's lib, women's liberation movement, youth crusade, youth movement

7. movement (om fænomen) an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe cinema relies on apparent motion.
The succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)apparent motion, apparent movement, motion

Mindre specifikke termeroptical illusion

8. movement (om proces) a euphemism for defecation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had a bowel movement.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bm, bowel movement

Mindre specifikke termerdefecation, laxation, shitting

Overordnet anvendelseeuphemism

9. movement (om erkendelse) a general tendency to change (as of opinion)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNot openly liberal but that is the trend of the book.
A broad movement of the electorate to the right.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)drift, trend

Mindre specifikke termerdisposition, inclination, tendency

Mere specifikke termerevolutionary trend, gravitation

10. movement (om genstand) the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was an expensive watch with a diamond movement.

Mindre specifikke termeraction, action mechanism

Omfatter disse overordnede termerclock, ticker, watch

11. movement (om handling) the act of changing the location of something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe movement of cargo onto the vessel.

Mindre specifikke termerchange

Mere specifikke termerconveyance, deracination, displacement, insertion, introduction, intromission, letting down, lowering, transfer, transferral, transplant, transplantation, transplanting, transport, transportation, troop movement

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