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Engelsk substantiv: 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange

Mere spesifikke uttrykkabduction, 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)motion, move

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange

Mere spesifikke uttrykkadvance, 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 begivenhet) a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)motion

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent

Mere spesifikke uttrykkapproach, 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)front, social movement

Mindre spesifikke uttrykksocial group

Mere spesifikke uttrykkart 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 kommunikasjon) a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe second movement is slow and melodic.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcomposition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music

Mere spesifikke uttrykkintermezzo, scherzo

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenesonata

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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkventure

Mere spesifikke uttrykkad 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 fenomen) 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkoptical illusion

8. movement (om prosess) a euphemism for defecation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had a bowel movement.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)bm, bowel movement

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdefecation, laxation, shitting

Overordnet anvendelseeuphemism

9. movement (om erkjendelse) 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)drift, trend

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdisposition, inclination, tendency

Mere spesifikke uttrykkevolutionary trend, gravitation

10. movement (om gjenstand) 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 spesifikke uttrykkaction, action mechanism

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkeneclock, 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 spesifikke uttrykkchange

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

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