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movement

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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ecosystem: assimilation, dissimilation, decomposers, etc.

... in the form of heat. What can this energy 'Q' be used for by the organism? I think this energy (e.g. dissimilation of glucose) could be used for movements.

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by DarDerk
Tue Nov 05, 2013 7:55 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: ecosystem: assimilation, dissimilation, decomposers, etc.
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holographic origin of life

... no collinearities caused by it, then at a certain pace range we would expect lifespan to be linearly correlated with the feeding pace (or bowel movements).

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by minasole
Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:15 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
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Human hair

... about what was stated. It was, after all, on a .com site. I have never heard of hair acting as a "sixth sense" to pick up environmental movements, noises, or disturbances of any kind. I would appreciate any input on this topic as I have not been able to locate any scholarly articles ...

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by MattChrn
Wed May 23, 2012 9:08 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Human hair
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Why are animals so quiet?

... that do use vocal signals as well: wild canines are a good example. In wolf packs, alpha females often can tell her pack members what to do by ear movements, teeth baring, even certain ways of moving the tail. This latter is believed to be communication by scent and sight! Sometimes predators have ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 11:28 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why are animals so quiet?
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Re: how to know a muscle is contracting or relaxing

... leg the toes, the hips, the ankles, all in the best position for each part of the act of movement that the brain has requested. We learn these movements as children, and unless we have a brain injury requiring relearning, we will remember without having to think consciously how to do it for ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 10:07 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to know a muscle is contracting or relaxing
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