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1. motion-picture_photography

noun. the act of making a film.

Synonyms

  • animation
  • picture taking
  • filming
  • cinematography
  • take

Antonyms

  • dead
  • nonexistence
  • alive
  • spirited

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  • locomotion
  • promotion
  • devotion
  • demotion
  • commotion
  • laotian
  • emotion
  • potion
  • notion
  • lotion
  • kocian
  • hoeschen
  • bocian
  • ocean

2. motion-picture_film

noun. photographic film several hundred feet long and wound on a spool; to be used in a movie camera.

Synonyms

  • sound film
  • film
  • movie film
  • photographic film

3. motion

noun. ['ˈmoʊʃən'] the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals.

Synonyms

  • facial gesture
  • wafture
  • sign
  • bowing
  • high-five
  • shrug
  • wave
  • beck
  • waving
  • flourish
  • gesture
  • curtsy
  • obeisance
  • sign of the cross
  • visual communication
  • nod
  • facial expression
  • previous question
  • V sign
  • bow
  • gesticulation

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • obscurity
  • prominence
  • running

Etymology

  • motion (Anglo-Norman)

4. motion

noun. ['ˈmoʊʃən'] a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something.

Synonyms

  • recoil
  • occurrence
  • repercussion
  • tectonic movement
  • wave
  • pedesis
  • throw
  • approaching
  • turning
  • whirl
  • movement
  • squeeze
  • stroke
  • seek
  • jitter
  • commotion
  • periodic motion
  • Brownian movement
  • occurrent
  • rebound
  • bend
  • bending
  • crustal movement
  • deflection
  • Brownian motion
  • natural event
  • passage
  • backlash
  • deflexion
  • heave
  • happening
  • kick
  • twist
  • passing
  • cam stroke
  • wrench
  • moving ridge
  • change of location
  • wring
  • wobble
  • turn
  • travel
  • undulation
  • periodic movement

Antonyms

  • immotility
  • let go of
  • straight line
  • fall

Etymology

  • motion (Anglo-Norman)

5. motion

noun. ['ˈmoʊʃən'] a change of position that does not entail a change of location.

Synonyms

  • adduction
  • headshaking
  • sweep
  • eurythmics
  • retroflection
  • fetal movement
  • standing
  • motility
  • wave
  • jerking
  • eversion
  • saccade
  • gesture
  • reciprocation
  • prostration
  • inclining
  • everting
  • shutting
  • circumduction
  • quiver
  • movement
  • squatting
  • toss
  • wiggle
  • kneel
  • stroke
  • wriggle
  • squirm
  • change
  • lurch
  • eurhythmics
  • retraction
  • move
  • pitch
  • straddle
  • squat
  • upending
  • reclining
  • jolt
  • kneeling
  • kicking
  • body English
  • inversion
  • inclination
  • jerk
  • closing
  • waver
  • sitting
  • flutter
  • foetal movement
  • pitching
  • disturbance
  • opening
  • retroflexion
  • rotation
  • rotary motion
  • quivering
  • reach
  • headshake
  • flicker
  • dart
  • eurythmy
  • kick
  • abduction
  • stretch
  • span
  • vibration
  • eye movement
  • flit
  • eurhythmy
  • posing
  • reaching
  • agitation

Antonyms

  • opening
  • dirty
  • lose
  • normality

Etymology

  • motion (Anglo-Norman)

6. motion

noun. ['ˈmoʊʃən'] a state of change.

Synonyms

  • state
  • quiver
  • nonmoving
  • unmoving
  • trembling
  • stream
  • vibration
  • shakiness
  • flow
  • moving
  • palpitation
  • precession
  • shaking
  • quivering

Antonyms

  • motionlessness
  • nonmoving
  • destabilize
  • enable

Etymology

  • motion (Anglo-Norman)

7. motion

noun. ['ˈmoʊʃən'] the act of changing location from one place to another.

Synonyms

  • approach
  • advancement
  • locomotion
  • forward motion
  • onward motion
  • descent
  • displacement
  • maneuver
  • lunge
  • ascension
  • procession
  • hurry
  • migration
  • speed
  • slippage
  • approaching
  • movement
  • change
  • lurch
  • return
  • ascent
  • slide
  • move
  • vacillation
  • traveling
  • following
  • crawl
  • progression
  • swing
  • progress
  • swinging
  • shift
  • rush
  • play
  • ascending
  • coming
  • coast
  • pursuit
  • stream
  • manoeuvre
  • translation
  • shifting
  • flow
  • haste
  • rushing
  • pursual
  • speeding
  • rise
  • hurrying
  • travel
  • travelling
  • chase
  • advance

Antonyms

  • inelasticity
  • stand still
  • open
  • defeat

Etymology

  • motion (Anglo-Norman)

8. motion

verb. ['ˈmoʊʃən'] show, express or direct through movement.

Synonyms

  • sign
  • shrug
  • communicate
  • wave
  • hold out
  • stretch forth
  • gesture
  • exsert
  • gesticulate
  • applaud
  • acclaim
  • put out
  • wink
  • extend
  • shake
  • beckon
  • nod
  • clap
  • intercommunicate
  • bless
  • cross oneself
  • spat
  • bow
  • stretch out

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • increase

Etymology

  • motion (Anglo-Norman)

9. motion

noun. ['ˈmoʊʃən'] a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote.

Synonyms

  • proposal

Antonyms

  • impermanent
  • irregular

Etymology

  • motion (Anglo-Norman)

10. motion

noun. ['ˈmoʊʃən'] an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object.

Synonyms

  • apparent motion
  • optical illusion
  • apparent movement

Antonyms

  • wellness
  • fearlessness
  • disparage
  • deconcentrate

Etymology

  • motion (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word orbital-motion


1. Noun Phrase
When talking about orbital motion, it’s important to understand some of the terms used to describe ellipses:

2. Noun Phrase
Earth's axis of rotation is tilted 23.5 degrees relative to its orbital motion, and that gives the planet its seasons.

3. Noun Phrase
All the planets are tilted, and Earth's 23.5-degree tilt isn't much compared to Uranus, which spins around an axis tilted almost 90 degrees relative to its orbital motion.

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