movement

The complete mechanism of a clock or watch, automaton or musical box, also known as the works. The movement can be weight, spring or electrically driven. See train.

movement

a section of a musical composition (such as a sonata or concerto)
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movement

(from the article `concerto`) ...symphony or the string quartet, may be seen as a special case of the musical genre embraced by the term sonata. Like the sonata and symphony, the ... With the larger forms of instrumental music there are extended musical pieces, usually called movements, which in their succession and totality make ... ...
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movement

(from the article `dance`) The choreographic process may be divided for analytical purposes (the divisions are never distinct in practice) into three phases: gathering together ... As a feature of the motion picture, movement is so obvious that its central importance is sometimes forgotten. The motion picture has much in common ... T...
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movement

(from the article `nervous system, human`) The success of English physiologist Charles Sherrington in opening up the physiology and pathology of movement by the study of reflexes caused a lack ... Movement[2 related articles]
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movement

(mldbomacv´mәnt) an act of changing position. defecation.
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movement

[n] - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals 2. [n] - a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something 3. [n] - a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata 4. [n] - the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock) 5....
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Movement

• (n.) The rhythmical progression, pace, and tempo of a piece. • (n.) Motion of the mind or feelings; emotion. • (n.) The act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any means, from one situation to another; natural or appropriate motion; progress; advancement; as, the movement of an army in marching or maneuvering; t...
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movement

social movement noun a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; `he was a charter member of the movement`; `politicians have to respect a mass movement`; `he led the national liberation front`
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Movement

[clockwork] In horology, a movement, also known as a caliber, is the mechanism of a clock or watch, as opposed to the case, which encloses and protects the movement, and the face which displays the time. The term originated with mechanical timepieces, whose clockwork movements are made of many moving parts. It is less frequently applied to ...
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Movement

[music] A movement is a self-contained part of a musical composition or musical form. While individual or selected movements from a composition are sometimes performed separately, a performance of the complete work requires all the movements to be performed in succession. A movement is a section, `a major structural unit perceived as the re...
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Movement

[sign language] In sign language, movement, or sig, refers to the distinctive hand actions that form words. In William Stokoe`s terminology, it is the {sc|sig}, an abbreviation of signation. Movement is one of five components of a sign—with handshape ({sc|dez}), orientation ({sc|ori}), location ({sc|tab}), and facial-body expression. Diff...
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Movement

Move'ment noun [ French mouvement . See Move , and confer Moment .] 1. The act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any means, from one situation to another; natural or appropriate motion; progress; advancement; as, the movement of an army in march...
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movement

1. The act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any means, from one situation to another; natural or appropriate motion; progress; advancement; as, the movement of an army in marching or manoeuvreing; the movement of a wheel or a machine; the party of movement. ... 2. Motion of the mind or feelings; emotion. ... 3. Manner or styl...
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Movement

A self-contained section of a symphony
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Movement

A separate section of a larger composition.
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Movement

A term used in geography that deals with the migration, transport, communication, and interaction of natural and human-made phenomena across the spatial dimension.
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movement

A tracking of a product's sales by units or cases for a certain time.
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movement

change of position that does not entail a change of location
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Movement

Complete, self-contained part within a larger musical work.
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Movement

In music, a movement is one of the several strains or pieces, each complete in itself, with its own time and rhythm, which make up a larger work; as for example, the several movements of a suite or a symphony.
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movement

In music, a self-contained composition of specific character, usually a constituent piece of a suite, symphony, or similar work, with its own tempo, distinct from that of the other movements
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movement

Movement is a way of describing the structure of the SENTENCE As if elements in it moved around, typically in English in questions and passive constructions. Thus the question Will John go? comes from a similar structure to that underlying the statement John will come by movement of will. See SUBJACENCY and STRUCTURE-DEPENDENCY.
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movement

the complete and independent part of large works such as sonatas, symphonies, suites.
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Movement

The correct name for the ‘works` of a watch.   Vast numbers of movements survive without their cases, which have presumably been removed for melting down;  these often remain in working order and can provide an easy means for the budget-conscious collector to obtain examples of scarce escapement typ
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