MOTION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of motion
Definition:
n. movement; act of changing location; ability or power to move
Example:
For a similar reason, a collision head-on between two cars in motion is much more violent than if one of them is at rest.
Sentence in Classic:
With a cracking of whips and a creaking of wheels the great waggons got into motion, and soon the whole caravan was winding along once more.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But when the spring, with a gentle stirring motion, announced her arrival, a new and busy life arose; with songs and hurrahs the ice was sawn asunder, the ships were fresh tarred and rigged, that they might sail away to distant lands.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
A hawk flew high over a forest far away with slow sweep of its wings; another flew with exactly the same motion in the same direction and vanished.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Not feeling the motion of her legs, Laska bounded with a stiff gallop, so that at each bound she could stop short, to the right, away from the wind that blew from the east before sunrise, and turned facing the wind.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A languor of motion and speech, resulting from weakness, gave her a distinguished air which inspired respect.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With hospitable dignity and cordiality in her glance and in every motion, she looked at the visitors and, with a pleasant smile, bowed respectfully.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Laws of motion of any kind become comprehensible to man only when he examines arbitrarily selected elements of that motion; but at the same time, a large proportion of human error comes from the arbitrary division of continuous motion into discontinuous elements.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But the mysterious forces that move humanity (mysterious because the laws of their motion are unknown to us) continued to operate.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But the greatest effect in these miserable lessons is when my mother (thinking nobody is observing her) tries to give me the cue by the motion of her lips.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
With a shock he became aware of me, and was severely visited as before; but this time his motion was rotatory, and he staggered round and round me with knees more afflicted, and with uplifted hands as if beseeching for mercy.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Louisa, holding her hand, could feel no pulse; but kissing it, could see a slight thin thread of life in fluttering motion.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context