English - English Dictionary
movementthe act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
movementthe act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
troop movementmovement of military units to a new location
movementa change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
fetal movementmotion of a fetus within the uterus (usually detected by the 16th week of pregnancy)
foetal movementmotion of a fetus within the uterus (usually detected by the 16th week of pregnancy)
movementa series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to
anti-war movementa campaign against entering or continuing a war
ecumenical movementa movement among Protestant groups aimed at universal Christian unity
feminist movementthe movement aimed at equal rights for women
women's liberation movementthe movement aimed at equal rights for women
gay liberation movementthe movement aimed at liberating homosexuals from legal or social or economic oppression
youth movementpolitical or religious or social reform movement or agitation consisting chiefly of young people
movementthe driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock); "it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"
sense of movementthe ability to feel movements of the limbs and body
feeling of movementthe perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc
movementa general tendency to change (as of opinion); "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"
Salafi movementa militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels; seek to convert all Muslims and to insure that its own fundamentalist version of Islam will dominate the w
movementa major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata; "the second movement is slow and melodic"
movementa natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
crustal movementmovement resulting from or causing deformation of the earth''s crust
tectonic movementmovement resulting from or causing deformation of the earth''s crust
periodic movementmotion that recurs over and over and the period of time required for each recurrence remains the same
Black September Movementa former Palestinian terrorist organization (now merged with Fatah Revolutionary Council) that assassinated the Prime Minister of Jordan and during the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich killed 11 Israeli athletes
East Turkistan Islamic Movementa group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression