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Noun
/ˈmo͞ovmənt/,
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movements, plural;
  1. An act of changing physical location or position or of having this changed
    • - a slight movement of the upper body
    • - the principle of the free movement of goods between member states
  2. An arrival or departure of an aircraft

  3. An act of defecation

  4. The activities and whereabouts of someone, esp. during a particular period of time
    • - your movements and telephone conversations are recorded
  5. The general activity or bustle of people or things in a particular place
    • - the scene was almost devoid of movement
  6. The quality of suggesting motion in a work of art
    • - the painting was a busy landscape, full of detail and movement
  7. The progressive development of a poem or story
    • - the novel shows minimal concern for narrative movement
  8. A change or development in something
    • - movements in the underlying financial markets
  9. A group of people working together to advance their shared political, social, or artistic ideas
    • - the labor movement
  10. A campaign undertaken by such a group
    • - a movement to declare war on poverty
  11. A change in policy or general attitudes seen as positive
    • - the movement toward greater sexual equality
  12. A principal division of a longer musical work, self-sufficient in terms of key, tempo, and structure
    • - the slow movement of his violin concerto
  13. The moving parts of a mechanism, esp. a clock or watch


  1. motion: 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"
  2. motion: 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"
  3. a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
  4. a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
  5. a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata; "the second movement is slow and melodic"
  6. campaign: a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he 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"
  7. Movement is New Order's debut album, released in November 1981 on Factory Records. At the time of its release, the album was not particularly well received by critics or consumers, only peaking at #30 on the UK albums chart. ...
  8. In horology, a movement is the internal mechanism of a clock or watch, as opposed to the case, which encloses and protects the movement, and the face which displays the time. The term originated with mechanical timepieces, whose movements are made of many moving parts. ...
  9. The Detroit Electronic Music Festival (DEMF), and its successors comprise an annual series of electronic dance music showcases held in Detroit each Memorial Day weekend since 2000. ...
  10. A movement is a self-contained part of a musical composition or musical form. While individual or selected movements from a composition are sometimes performed separately, a performance of the complete work requires all the movements to be performed in succession.
  11. A philosophical movement is either the appearance or increased popularity of a specific school of philosophy, or a fairly broad but identifiable sea-change in philosophical thought on a particular subject. ...
  12. Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977), known professionally as Shakira (or), is a Colombian singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer, and philanthropist who emerged in the music scene of Latin America in the early 1990s. ...
  13. Physical motion between points in space; For a clockwork, a clock, or a watch, a device that cuts time in equal portions; The impression of motion in an artwork, painting, novel etc; A trend in various fields or social categories, a group of people with a common ideology who try together to ...
  14. (Movements) The dimensional changes that the expansion joint is required to absorb, such as those resulting from thermal expansion or contraction.
  15. (MOVEMENTS) At Lokashakti we've decided to try and house a master list of social movements throughout the years in which nonviolent techniques have played a significant role. ...
  16. (Movements) The law does not recognize movements as distinct legal entities. However, a movement may register as a party, a non-profit organization, a company, or as any other legally recognized body. ...
  17. (Movements) There are four basic camera movements: dolly, pan, orbit and truck.
  18. (movements) Austria · Czech lands · Denmark · Estonia · Ethiopia · France · Germany · Greece · Italy · Jewish · Korea · Latvia · Netherlands · Norway · Philippines · Poland · Thailand · Soviet Union · Slovakia · Western Ukraine · Vietnam · Yugoslavia: Partisans, Chetniks
  19. (movements) Early in ballet history some master analyzed all balletic movements into seven basic categories. These are: plier, to bend; étendre, to stretch; relever, to rise; sauter, to leap; élancer, to dart; glisser, to glide; and tourner, to turn. ...
  20. The act or process of changing the position of an object and or people.
  21. The means by which a watch keeps time, often including the power source. For example, a watch with mechanical movement uses a spinning balance wheel powered by a tightly wound spring, whereas a watch with quartz movement measures the vibrations in a piece of quartz and often is powered by a battery.
  22. A result of the harmonious functioning of the sensory and motor systems in concert with the central and peripheral nervous system.
  23. This is the way in which the watch keeps time, for example mechanical, automatic, quartz, kinetic or solar.
  24. The principle of design dealing with the creation of action.
  25. A "piece" within a larger piece, differing from other movements in musical themes, tempo, and time signature.