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)

    Wine gives a man nothing. It neither gives him knowledge nor wit; it only animates a man, and enables him to bring out what a dread of the company has repressed. It only puts in motion what had been locked up in frost.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    It may be possible to do without dancing entirely. Instances have been known of young people passing many, many months successively, without being at any ball of any description, and no material injury accrue either to body or mind; Mbut when a beginning is made—when felicities of rapid motion have once been, though slightly, felt—it must be a very heavy set that does not ask for more.
    Jane Austen (1775–1817)