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Engelsk navneord: motion

1. motion (om kommunikation) the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gesture

Mindre specifikke termervisual communication

Mere specifikke termerbeck, bow, bowing, curtsey, curtsy, facial expression, facial gesture, flourish, gesticulation, high-five, nod, obeisance, previous question, shrug, sign, sign of the cross, V sign, wafture, wave, waving

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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)movement

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

3. motion (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, move, movement

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

4. motion (om tilstand) a state of change

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey were in a state of steady motion.

Mindre specifikke termerstate

Mere specifikke termerflow, palpitation, perpetual motion, precession, quiver, quivering, shakiness, shaking, stream, trembling, vibration

Kendetegnermoving, nonmoving, unmoving

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)lifelessness, motionlessness, stillness

5. motion (om kommunikation) a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe made a motion to adjourn.
She called for the question.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)question

Mindre specifikke termerproposal

6. motion (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)move, movement

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

7. motion (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, movement

Mindre specifikke termeroptical illusion

Engelsk udsagnsord: motion

1. motion (om kommunikation) show, express or direct through movement

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe gestured his desire to leave.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gesticulate, gesture

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s to somebody

Mindre specifikke termercommunicate, intercommunicate

Mere specifikke termeracclaim, applaud, beckon, bless, bow, bow down, clap, clap, cross oneself, exsert, extend, hold out, nod, put out, shake, shrug, sign, spat, spat, stretch forth, stretch out, wave, wink

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