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definition of the word movement

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From Old French movement (modern French mouvement), from Mediaeval Latin movimentum, from Latin movere (move).

Singular
movement

Plural
movements

movement (plural movements)

  1. Physical motion between points in space.
    I saw a movement in that grass on the hill.
  2. (horology) For a clockwork, a clock, or a watch, a device that cuts time in equal portions.
  3. The impression of motion in an artwork, painting, novel etc.
  4. A trend in various fields or social categories.
    The labor movement has been struggling in America since the passage of the Taft-Hartley act in 1947.
  5. (music) A large division of a larger composition.
  6. (aviation) An instance of an aircraft taking off or landing.
    Albuquerque International Sunport serviced over 200,000 movements last year.
  7. (baseball) The deviation of a pitch from ballistic flight.
    The movement on his cutter was devastating.
  8. An act of emptying the bowels.
    • 1923, Samuel Goodwin Gant, Diseases of the Rectum, Anus, and Colon, Including the Ileocolic Angle, page 47:  
      when after a movement feces are streaked with blood and the patient suffers from sphincter algia, a fissure should be suspected,


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