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  • noun

Synonyms for movement

Synonyms for movement

the act or process of moving

a change in normal place or position

a calculated change in position

an organized effort to accomplish a purpose

Synonyms for movement

a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata

an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object

a euphemism for defecation

a general tendency to change (as of opinion)

the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)

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This indicates that accelerometer output reflects energy expenditure during bodily movements such as walking and is consistent with the standard definition of physical activity [5].
In Austin's view, an involuntary bodily movement was not an "act"; the word "act" necessarily included the idea of voluntariness.
Responsibility judgments depend on the mental states that produce and accompany our bodily movements.
His metaphysical claim is an outgrowth of his definition of an act, a definition similar to and based upon that of many of his orthodox predecessors: a bodily movement caused by a volition.
Cultures around the world use rhythmic bodily movement as an integral part of spiritual practice.
To my knowledge, recent books on vocal performance practices either do not address the role of bodily movement and gesture in expressive singing, or merely pay lip service to its importance.
As a concept, space was adumbrated as a product of, and experienced through, bodily movement and psychological and optical projection.
The cat would seek a dry landing place (the enemy vessel), and its bodily movement would direct the guided missile to its target.
Physiologically, bodily movement or laughter brings a flood of oxygen to the brain and helps the learning process.
Naming your band after a cult Japanese Manga comic or a deeply unpleasant bodily movement wouldn't seem to be the best way of courting lasting success.
The essays by Sarah Kay ('Women's body of knowledge: epistemology and misogyny in the Romance of the Rose'), Walter Simon ('Reading a saint's body: rapture and bodily movement in the vitae of thirteenth-century beguines') and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne ('Chaste bodies: frames and experiences,' on the Ancrene Wisse) build upon work done on women in the medieval period.
Morris's great achievement to have further intensified the composer's eloquence by expressing his lyric energy in powerfully expressive bodily movement, and, moreover, to have done so with such naturalness that the music sounds as though the composer had intended it to be danced from the beginning," observed The Wall Street Journal.
Action is depicted as a bodily movement caused by an emotional reaction to an evaluative apprehension of an external object.
What may be left out is the self as a non-physical entity that unifies 'apparently independent causal chains of neural events' that converge to produce bodily movement (53).
n Physical activity Any bodily movement that results in energy expenditure Health-related physical activity Brisk walking, cycling, dancing, DIY, gardening Play and active play Skipping, hopscotch, chasing games n Exercise Swimming, jogging, exercise classes, gym Sport Football, netball, hockey, bowls