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Synonyms for movement

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

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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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During active movement of the affected hand, neurophysiological results in alpha band remained unchanged from [T.sub.0] to [T.sub.2] in 4 patients (bilateral ERD in numbers 2, 4, and 5 and contralesional in number 1), and a shift from contralesional to ipsilesional ERD was noted in 1 patient (number 6), as confirmed (except for patient number 1) by clinical evaluation, where FM score improved from [T.sub.0] to [T.sub.2], and by LI changes.
Zhang, "Combined passive stretching and active movement rehabilitation of lower-limb impairments in children with cerebral palsy using a portable robot," Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, vol.
Type III: "caries mobile" Restriction of active movements of the shoulder.
There is no active movement in the US now to stop aircraft sales.
The fMRI data collection protocol involved five active movement blocks for each participant.
Further, proprioceptive performance has been linked to improved motor performance; thus, active movement alone does not determine proprioceptive reproducibility compared with active and passive movement.
Some early childhood centres have small climbing structures, slides, or tunnels in each playroom, while others have a specific gym or active movement space.
Because the light is in an active movement area of the airport, safety of aircraft and ground personnel is of primary importance," said city spokeswoman Emily Black in an email to WFAA.
If a flop is an active movement of a bristle group, then a motile mechanism must exist in bristles and/or their cell bodies.
The Governor said the prevailing state of active movement amongst the people of the Indian Occupied Kashmir reflects their untiring spirit to achieving the cherished goal of the right of self-determination and the day is not far away when they would be able to achieve this destination.
Subramaniam et al showed the criteria used were angle of active dorsiflexion at the ankle, range of active movement of the foot.
(2014) evaluated the value of active movement measurement of the shoulder joint by two methods of iPhone smartphone and goniometer on 94 female cases.
There is also an active movement to make it the seventh official language at the United Nations.
While corruption remains a deep-rooted problem in Pakistan, the free and powerful local media, with the support of an active movement for independence of judiciary, has exposed several official corruption cases and given some credibility to the fight against corruption in past few years.
"It prevents active movement and choice, prevents social contact and grooming, prevents flight in the event of threat or attack.