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
Other articles related to "motion":
... Toland influenced Baron d'Holbach's ideas about physical motion ... his Letters to Serena, Toland claimed that rest, or absence of motion, is not merely relative ... Actually, for Toland, rest is a special case of motion ...
... have won two acting awards in the same year Sigourney Weaver (1989) Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, Gorillas in the Mist The Story of Dian Fossey Best Supporting Actress in a Motion ...
... in speed and direction of the apparent motion of the Moon, Sun, and planets ... In particular it explained the retrograde motion of the five planets known at the time ... Epicyclical motion is used in the Antikythera Mechanism, an ancient Greek astronomical device for computing the phase and position of the Moon using four gears, two of them engaged ...
... Labour Party and a supporter of Militant Tendency, moved a motion on 2 October which demanded "that the Government immediately cease intervening in wage negotiations" ... Despite a plea not to put the motion to the vote from Michael Foot, the resolution was carried by 4,017,000 to 1,924,000 ... It was through the Ulster Unionists agreeing to abstain that the government defeated a motion of no confidence by 312 to 300 on 9 November ...
Famous quotes containing the word motion:
“A movement is only composed of people moving. To feel its warmth and motion around us is the end as well as the means.”
—Gloria Steinem (b. 1934)
“The motion picture made in Hollywood, if it is to create art at all, must do so within such strangling limitations of subject and treatment that it is a blind wonder it ever achieves any distinction beyond the purely mechanical slickness of a glass and chromium bathroom.”
—Raymond Chandler (18881959)
“Two children, all alone and no one by,
Holding their tattered frocks, throan airy maze
Of motion lightly threaded with nimble feet
Dance sedately; face to face they gaze,
Their eyes shining, grave with a perfect pleasure.”
—Laurence Binyon (18691943)