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motions, plural;
  1. Direct or command (someone) with a movement of the hand or head
    • - he motioned Dennis to a plush chair
    • - he motioned the young officer to sit down
    • - he motioned for a time out
  2. Make a proposal in a deliberative or legislative body
    • - she recognized the majority leader, who motioned that the body adjourn
  1. The action or process of moving or being moved
    • - the laws of planetary motion
    • - a cushioned shoe that doesn't restrict motion
  2. A gesture
    • - she made a motion with her free hand
  3. A piece of moving mechanism

  4. A formal proposal put to a legislature or committee
    • - the head of our commission made a motion that we rewrite the constitution
  5. An application for a rule or order of court

  6. The movement of a melodic line between successive pitches
    • - they rely heavily on repeated chord tones and much less often on conjunct melodic motion

  1. gesticulate: show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"
  2. gesture: the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
  3. movement: a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
  4. a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
  5. a state of change; "they were in a state of steady motion"
  6. a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote; "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question"
  7. Motion is the debut LP by The Cinematic Orchestra, released on 27 September 1999 on Ninja Tune. The album's concept came from core band member, Jason Swinscoe, who had amassed various samples - drum patterns, basslines and melody samples - that had inspired and influenced him. ...
  8. In gridiron football, motion refers to the movement of an offensive player at or prior to the snap.
  9. Motion is the annual conference on animation, motion graphics and visual effects. The first motion conference was held in 2006, as a regional event taking place in the Southwest part of the United States. ...
  10. A motion is a formal step to introduce a matter for consideration by a group. It is a common concept in the procedure of trade unions, students' unions, corporations, and other deliberative assemblies. Motions can be oral or in writing, the written form being known as a resolution.
  11. Motion was a live EP released by The Mayfield Four, an American alternative rock band.
  12. Motion is an album by jazz saxophonist Lee Konitz, recorded in 1961 for Verve Records. It features the great jazz drummer Elvin Jones as well the bass player Sonny Dallas. It is regarded by many as Konitz's finest album. ...
  13. A state of progression from one place to another; A change of position with respect to time; A change from one place to another; A parliamentary action to propose something; To gesture indicating a desired movement
  14. (motions) Plural of motion
  15. (Motions) Asking the court to do something. Drunk driving defense lawyers will usually file many motions with the court in defending a driver accused of DUI, DWI, OUI, OWI, or a related drunk driving offense. ...
  16. (MOTIONS) After indictment, and before trial, various motions may be filed by the District Attorney or by the accused’s attorney.  The purpose of these motions is for the Judge to settle certain legal issues before trial.  Usually, many motions take place before trial.
  17. (Motions) Court hearings held to answer legal questions. May be held before, during, or after a trial.
  18. (Motions) Written or verbal appeals to the court
  19. Common motions permitted by bearings are:
  20. Three linear motions Surge (x axis). Lengthwise. Propulsion and drag act along this axis. Surfing is an example of surge caused by a wave. Sway (y axis). Sideways. Generally a minor movement in a large vessel. Wave and wind loads could contribute to this motion. Heave (z axis). Up and down. ...
  21. (moted) containing fine floating dust or specks
  22. A motion is a request by a party for the Court to decide certain issues in dispute. When a motion has been filed, the parties usually argue the facts and legal points in favor of their respective positions through a written document called a "Memorandum of Law," with accompanying affidavits and ...
  23. A request by a litigant to a judge for a decision on an issue relating to the case.
  24. A request for some type of action or decision to be made by the court.
  25. An oral or written request that a party makes to the court for a ruling or an order on a particular point. A "motion to reduce bail" asks the court to lower the amount of bail needed to release the defendant from custody and guarantee that he or she will appear in court when required. ...