English to Samoan Meaning :: motion

Motion :
- gāoioigatalomotioninglepafaatino

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Noun(1) the use of movements (especially of the hands(2) a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something(3) a change of position that does not entail a change of location(4) a state of change(5) a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote(6) the act of changing location from one place to another(7) an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object
Verb(1) show, express or direct through movement

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(1) Cllr Aird had tabled a motion calling on the council to provide additional support to the Tidy Towns committee.(2) More than 100 Labour MPs are threatening to vote against the bill on January 27 and 160 have signed a protest motion over fees.(3) Of the executive committee members, 14 supported the no-confidence motion while only three members voted against it.(4) When Don said this he picked up his table knife and made a thrusting motion with it.(5) He made a motion to Renny to pull out local navigation charts.(6) The president's substantial majority in the legislature ensured that any impeachment motion would fail.(7) The motion seeking those orders was dismissed and the applicant then appealed to the Federal Court.(8) The respondent has brought a motion for an order dismissing the application.(9) You could see the heat rising in waves off the highway and everything seemed to move in slower motion .(10) she made a motion with her free hand(11) At this nod, Kyle gave a quick motion to Keira, signaling that she should join them.(12) He made a hand motion to indicate that he did not want it.(13) Mr Meacher has signed a Commons motion which says MPs should have the opportunity to consider the issue before ministers give the go-ahead to license GM crops.(14) For all of the above reasons, the Applicants' motion for contempt is denied.(15) Berna made a slow sweeping motion with one arm.(16) The scientist pushes the pendulum across a pin board of magnets and it jerks randomly in constant motion .
Related Words
(1) slow motion ::
lafo telegese
(2) motion picture ::
lafo ata
(3) in motion ::
i le lafo
(4) motion sickness ::
lafo maʻi
(5) motion pictures ::
lafo ata
(6) set in motion ::
faatulaga lafo
(7) loose motion ::
lafo matagā
(8) perpetual motion ::
lafo motusia
(9) poetry in motion ::
solo i le lafo
(10) forward motion ::
lafo i luma
1. movement ::
2. gesture ::
3. proposal ::
lafo faʻatū
5. question ::
6. gesture ::
7. gesticulate ::
Different Forms
motion, motioned, motioning, motionless, motions
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Now, inside we\'ve got motion detectors,
infrared sensors...

Now, inside we've got MOTION detectors, infrared sensors...

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 13



The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 12

...caused by relative motion between
the source of the wave and the observer.

...caused by relative MOTION between the source of the wave and the observer.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 6

l would like to make a motion
to uphold the decision

WOMAN: l would like to make a MOTION to uphold the decision

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 3

The motion carries.

The MOTION carries.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 3

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