Moment vs. Movement

By Jaxson

  • Movement (noun)

    an act of moving

    “a slight movement of the body”

    “the free movement of labour”

  • Movement (noun)

    an arrival or departure of an aircraft

    “the Civil Aviation Authority directed 125,000 aircraft movements in 1991”

  • Movement (noun)

    the activities and whereabouts of someone during a particular period of time

    “your movements and telephone conversations are recorded”

  • Movement (noun)

    general activity or bustle

    “the scene was almost devoid of movement”

  • Movement (noun)

    the moving parts of a mechanism, especially a clock or watch

    “we restore antique clock movements”

  • Movement (noun)

    a change or development

    “the movement towards greater sexual equality”

    “movements in the underlying financial markets”

  • Movement (noun)

    a group of people working together to advance their shared political, social, or artistic ideas

    “the labour movement”

  • Movement (noun)

    a campaign undertaken by a political, social, or artistic movement

    “a movement to declare war on poverty”

  • Movement (noun)

    a principal division of a longer musical work, self-sufficient in terms of key, tempo, and structure

    “the slow movement of his violin concerto”

  • Movement (noun)

    an act of defecation.

Oxford Dictionary

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