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1. The act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any means, from one situation to another; natural or appropriate motion; progress; advancement; as, the movement of an army in marching or manoeuvreing; the movement of a wheel or a machine; the party of movement.

2. Motion of the mind or feelings; emotion.

3. Manner or style of moving; as, a slow, or quick, or sudden, movement.

4. The rhythmical progression, pace, and tempo of a piece. Any change of time is a change of movement. . One of the several strains or pieces, each complete in itself, with its own time and rhythm, which make up a larger work; as, the several movements of a suite or a symphony.

5. (Science: mechanics) A system of mechanism for transmitting motion of a definite character, or for transforming motion; as, the wheelwork of a watch.

(Science: medicine) Febrille movement See kinesiatrics. Movement of the bowels, an evacuation or stool; a passage or discharge.

Synonym: motion.

Movement, motion. Motion expresses a general idea of not being at rest; movement is oftener used to express a definite, regulated motion, especially. A progress.

Origin: F. Mouvement. See Move, and cf. Moment.

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Can anyone identify it ?

... (77 degrees Fahrenheit),Moisture is between 60% - 80% within day,and there are many kind of plant around my home. Length of it is roughly 1 cm.no movement and any respond. Please help me to identify their species? and dangerous? Thanks all. fotograf.JPG

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by sezuncam
Thu Jun 19, 2014 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can anyone identify it ?
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Diffusion and concentration gradient

Think about a crowd, with women and men, randomly moving across a sidewalk from one side of a park to the other. If the movement is random, men will gradually diffuse along their gradient, women along theirs, and even though they are all "people," the process still works...

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by Darby
Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diffusion and concentration gradient
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Re: Diffusion and concentration gradient

I don't see the problem. It's all about net movement in each direction. If there is more O2 in region A than in region B, there will be more movement of O2 from A to B than from B to A. After all, O2 can't diffuse out of region B if it isn't already ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:51 am
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Topic: Diffusion and concentration gradient
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Which animal does this tooth belong to?

... maybe because the top of the mountain was once the sea floor and as you know glaciers move and it could of been carried down from the top, the movement of the glacier has disturbed it and brought it to the surface, any signs of sea shells on the hike? Anyway I am only guessing but that is certainly ...

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:28 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Which animal does this tooth belong to?
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... gauge, the high pressure matches the pulse, but that would happen if some weird reverse was true also. One might imagine a condition where osmotic movement increases base pressure, but I don't know how ineffectual a heartbeat might have to be to decrease it rather than increase it. It doesn't seem ...

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Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: Human Biology
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