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'movement' - used as a noun
1. a change of position that does not entail a change of location
movement is a sign of life
2. a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
3. the act of changing location from one place to another
the movement of people from the farms to the cities
4. a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals
he was a charter member of the movement
politicians have to respect a mass movement
5. a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata
the second movement is slow and melodic
6. a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
the movement to end slavery
7. an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object
the succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement
8. a euphemism for defecation
he had a bowel movement
9. a general tendency to change (as of opinion)
a broad movement of the electorate to the right
10. the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)
it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement
11. the act of changing the location of something
the movement of cargo onto the vessel
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A cow averages 40,000 jaw movements a day.