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motion
'moʊʃən
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of changing location from one place to another.
  2. A change of position that does not entail a change of location.
  3. The use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals.
  4. A formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote.
  5. A natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something.
  6. An optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object.
  7. A state of change.
(动) As a verb
  1. Show, express or direct through movement.
Hyphenationmo•tion
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb
Matching Results
移动yídòngto move; movement; migration; mobile; portable
手势shǒushìgesture; sign; signal
动作dòngzuòmovement; motion; action
动机dòngjīmotor; locomotive; motive; motivation; intention
请求qǐngqiúto request; to ask; request
提议tíyìproposal; suggestion; to propose; to suggest
动议dòngyìmotion; proposal
议案yì'ànproposal; motion
动态dòngtàimovement; motion; development; trend; dynamic (science)
动力dònglìpower; motion; propulsion; force
提案tí'ànproposal; draft resolution; motion (to be debated); to propose a bill; to make a proposal
运动yùndòngto move; to exercise; sports; exercise; motion; movement; campaign
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