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motion

EN[ˈməʊʃən] [ˈmoʊʃən] [-əʊʃən]
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    Examples of motion in a Sentence

  • Examples of motion
    1. He filed a motion for a de novo hearing.
    2. He assembled it in one fluid, deft motion.
    3. Besides the revolution it maketh with its orbs, it hath also a dinetical motion, and rolls upon its own poles. — Sir Thomas Browne.
    4. His design for a perpetual motion machine is flawed because water does not flow uphill.
    5. He strives for husbandly allure in slow-motion ballads: “Love You Gently” and the role-reversing “Trading Places,” in which he calls for her to be the aggressive one and offers to make breakfast the next morning.
    6. Cumbersome, and impeditive of motion. — Bishop Hall.
    7. In fact, Tucker's use of parallel motion and open fourths as a central motivic element particularly reminded me of Stravinsky's sacred music, especially the quieter sections of Symphony of Psalms and the Mass.
  • Examples of motions
    1. If your sport makes you prone to violent neck motions, you are at risk for a pinched nerve. A pinched nerve occurs when a cervical disc ruptures, and the jellylike material from inside the disc presses on a nerve.
    2. He was standing as he spoke, emphasising his periods with semaphoric motions of his right arm.
    3. The team played a spiritless first half, just going through the motions. But the realization they were playing for their sick friend energized them for the second half.
    4. The judge agreed to calendar a hearing for pretrial motions for the week of May 15, but did not agree to calendar the trial itself on a specific date.
    5. he is [ …] a perfect astrologer, that can cast the rise and fall of others, and mark their errant motions to his own use.
    6. He's been the seconder on many motions, but I don't think he's ever made a motion himself.
    7. A man must thorowly sound himselfe, and dive into his heart, and there see by what wards or springs the motions stirre.
    8. The motions of the minute parts of bodies [ …] are to be deprehended by experience. — Francis Bacon.
  • Examples of motioned
    1. He motioned for me to come closer.
    2. He closed the door and motioned them to a tray. `Bog in, it's all on the house.'
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