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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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Williams conceives of the concept of action as having an "indeterminacy through vagueness."(16) Such degree-vagueness in the concept of action creates a continuum between action and involuntary bodily movement, and on such a smooth and slippery slope, Williams tells us, "[i]t must be a scholastic illusion to suppose that somewhere on those slopes ...
These results suggest that en-masse bodily movement of anterior teeth seems to be difficult though increase the vertical intrusion force by using MIA.
We will follow the French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty, who in his Phenomenology of Perception points at how we can only understand spatiality through our own bodily movements in space (Merleau-Ponty, Phenomenology of Perception 162; Hopsch, Rytmens Estetik 21).
According to the results presented in Table 2 it is possible to conclude that bodily movements of teeth [P.sub.2] and [M.sub.2] are significantly greater than those following late extractions, around 1.5 mm on average.
A year ago he was diagnosed with progressive supranuclear palsy, which caused Mr Eames to lose almost all of his bodily movement and, during the last weeks of his life, claimed his sight.
An important term the author uses to elaborate on habitus is 'musical physicalisation', which refers to 'any bodily movement that occurs through music'.
In particular, I would urge that the fact that someone sank the Bismark entails that he moved his body in a way that was caused by mental events of certain sorts, and that his bodily movement in turn caused the Bismark to sink.
Emery's experimentations in kinesis and bodily movement, the modulation of light, atmosphere, and water have been in the forefront of modernism, and deserve rigorous art historical analysis.
This accelerometer output proportionally reflects the net external acceleration generated during bodily movement, and by extension, the output should be strongly associated with energy expenditure during physical activity.
The most acceptable language is to say that an act means a willed bodily movement ..." (1)
Augustine says that part of Adam and Eve's punishment was the "bodily movement" of sexual arousal.
It's as though Forsythe is determined to chart every possible variation of bodily movement.
Ten papers specifically discuss: a neuroanthropological perspective on embodied learning; auscultation and the transmission of auditory knowledge; skilful learning and Kazakh women's everyday craft practices in western Mongolia; notation and knowledge-making among Central Slovak lace-makers; embodied cognition and communication among British fine woodworkers; the relations between the experience of weather, bodily movement, and the formation of knowledge; East Javanese conceptions of the person; embodied learning and the weaving of mats on hand looms in South India; and knowledge and ignorance as mutually constitutive within social and political relations.
These included impaired task performance, preference for an easier task, local focus of attention, bodily movement away from the stimulus, right prefrontal cortical activity, and so forth (see also Mehta & Zhu, 2009).
And when bodily movement is sought, it must be initiated by numerous signals from the brain.