- n. 动作；移动；手势；请求；意向
- vi. 运动；打手势
- vt. 运动；向…打手势
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- motion (n.)
- late 14c., "suggestion; process of moving," from Old French mocion "movement, motion; change, alteration" (13c.), from Latin motionem (nominative motio) "a moving, a motion; an emotion," from past participle stem of movere "to move" (see move (v.)). Motion picture attested from 1896.
- motion (v.)
- late 15c., "to request, petition" (obsolete), from motion (n.). The sense in parliamentary procedure first recorded 1747; with meaning "to guide or direct by a sign, gesture, movement" it is attested from 1787. Related: Motioned; motioning.
- 1. She made a fanning motion, pretending to cool herself off.
- 2. Whenever recession strikes, a chain reaction is set into motion.
- 3. Such a motion is considered a test of backbench opinion.
- 4. He is eligible now to file a motion for a new trial.
- 5. I have set the wheels in motion to sell Endsleigh Court.
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