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movimento in English:

1. motion motion

The motion is proposed and seconded.
He put the machine in motion.
This is centrifugal force; Newton viewed it as absolute motion.
This inefficiency is a result of the animal's large body and massive legs and feet, which contribute a sideways motion to its walk.
Research in Motion announced the layoff of 2000 employees and a restructuring of the company.
The discussion produced a great deal of noise, but no forward motion.
The committe rejected the motion from one of the MPs.
An example of motion is a waving hand. This woman's waving hand is an example of motion.
What's the danger of sticking one's head out of a carriage window when a train is in motion?
The ​violent motion of the ​ship ​upset his ​stomach. The motion was ​accepted. Someone made a motion to ​increase the ​membership ​fee.
Going through the motions is lame.
in motion
1. The motion to dismiss the action was scheduled to be heard on Tuesday morning. 2. A motion was made to adjourn the meeting.
Physics can be defined as the science of matter, motion, and energy.
Behind thermodynamics lie the movements of atoms and molecules following the laws of motion learned in the first volume.

2. movement

He lay without movement.
This movement is like a forum or platform from which feminists speak out on women's issues.
If we hang around here any longer, there could be reinforcements coming from the second gate to take us in a pincer movement!
Within the rape crisis movement, Greesite's dissent is significant.
Every time a man is begotten and born, the clock of human life is wound up anew to repeat once more its same old tune that has already been played innumerable times, movement by movement and measure by measure, with insignificant variations.
Based on my observation of the movement of particle D, I modify the system so that three possible exits exist.
In recent years, with a method called VLBI that uses quasar observations, and by GPS we have begun to understand the absolute movement of tectonic plates.
He won't let you in unless you knock the ostinato rhythm from the Mars movement of Holst's The Planets suite.
Iberism is a movement that supports the unification of the Iberian peoples and its nations such as Catalonia, Castile, Portugal, Galicia, Basque Country, Andalusia...
The statistical data presented in her paper is of great use for us in estimating the frequency of the movement.
In fact their keepers direct their movements. They move their ears to guide them.
A woman in movement clothed in what resembles a bikini is drawn on a Sicilian mosaic from 5th century Rome.
Not worrying about anything is the same as being dead, since worry is the movement of the soul, and life is movement.
Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each State.