The use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals.
Roget 454: subject of thought, material for thought; food for the mind, mental pabulum. subject, subject matter; matter, theme, noemata [Gr.], topic, what it is about, thesis, text, business, ... show more
A natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something.
A change of position that does not entail a change of location:
— The reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise.
Polish: poruszenie, ruszenie
A state of change.
A formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote:
— He made a motion to adjourn.
Dutch: motie, twijfel
The act of changing location from one place to another:
— Police controlled the motion of the crowd.
Dutch: omzetting, translocatie, transpositie, verplaatsing
An optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object:
— The cinema relies on apparent motion.
Show, express or direct through movement.
Dutch: gebaren, gesticuleren
Moby thesaurus: Zeitgeist, act, action, activeness, activism, activity, agitation, bearing, beck, beckon, bill, body language, business, calendar, carriage, change, charade, chironomy, clause, clockworks ... show more.
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