Motion

Motion may refer to:

  • Motion (physics), any movement or change in position or time
  • Motion (legal), a procedural device in law to bring a limited, contested matter before a court
  • Motion (democracy), a formal step to introduce a matter for consideration by a group
  • Motion (parliamentary procedure), a formal proposal by a member of a deliberative assembly that the assembly take certain action
  • Motion (American football), a movement by an offensive player prior to the start of a play
  • Motion (geometry), a type of transformation in various geometrical studies
  • Motion, the connecting rods and valve-gear of a steam locomotive

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Famous quotes containing the word motion:

    in the mind of man,
    A motion and a spirit, that impels
    All thinking things, all objects of all thought,
    And rolls through all things.
    William Wordsworth (1770–1850)

    I have seen in this revolution a circular motion of the sovereign power through two usurpers, father and son, to the late King to this his son. For ... it moved from King Charles I to the Long Parliament; from thence to the Rump; from the Rump to Oliver Cromwell; and then back again from Richard Cromwell to the Rump; then to the Long Parliament; and thence to King Charles, where long may it remain.
    Thomas Hobbes (1579–1688)

    till disproportion’d sin
    Jarr’d against natures chime, and with harsh din
    Broke the fair musick that all creatures made
    To their great Lord, whose love their motion sway’d
    In perfect Diapason, whilst they stood
    In first obedience, and their state of good.
    John Milton (1608–1674)