forward motion

forward motion
the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
Ant: ↑retreat (for: ↑advance)
Derivationally related forms: ↑advance (for: ↑advancement), ↑advance (for: ↑advance), ↑proceed (for: ↑procession), ↑progress (for: ↑progression), ↑progress (for: ↑progress)
Hypernyms: ↑motion, ↑movement, ↑move

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Forward Motion — is an album by Mezzoforte, released in 2004.Track listing# Tribute – 4:27 # Nightfall – 4:45 # Hardwired – 4:42 # Forward Motion – 4:57 # Beyond the horizon – 5:08 # Four Corners – 4:21 # Cruisin – 5:39 # Quartier Latin – 5:04 # Funky Staircase – …   Wikipedia

  • forward motion — index advance (progression), headway Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • forward motion — Synonyms and related words: Brownian movement, advance, advancement, advancing, angular motion, ascending, ascent, axial motion, backflowing, backing, backward motion, career, climbing, course, current, descending, descent, downward motion, drift …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Motion (American football) — In gridiron football, motion refers to the movement of an offensive player at or prior to the snap. Contents 1 Motion and shift 2 History and purpose 3 Requirements 4 …   Wikipedia

  • motion — mo|tion1 W3 [ˈməuʃən US ˈmou ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(movement)¦ 2¦(moving your head or hand)¦ 3¦(suggestion at a meeting)¦ 4 in motion 5 set/put something in motion 6 go through the motions (of doing something) 7¦(body waste)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; :… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • forward — adj., n., adv., & v. adj. 1 lying in one s line of motion. 2 a onward or towards the front. b Naut. belonging to the fore part of a ship. 3 precocious; bold in manner; presumptuous. 4 Commerce relating to future produce, delivery, etc. (forward… …   Useful english dictionary

  • motion — 01. The [motion] of a moving car always makes me fall asleep when I m sitting in the back. 02. The little bunny stayed [motionless] in the tall grass until the hawk flew away. 03. Mae West once said that sex is an emotion in [motion]. 04.… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Motion (football) — In gridiron football, motion refers to the movement of an offensive player at or prior to the snap.History and purposeIn the earliest days of American football, offenses were allowed to shift and assemble themselves as much as they wanted, much… …   Wikipedia

  • forward — forwardable, adj. forwardly, adv. /fawr weuhrd/, adv. Also, forwards. 1. toward or at a place, point, or time in advance; onward; ahead: to move forward; from this day forward; to look forward. 2. toward the front: Let s move forward so we can… …   Universalium

  • forward — adjective /ˈfɔwəd / (say fawwuhd) 1. directed towards a point in advance, moving ahead; onward: a forward motion. 2. being in a condition of advancement; well advanced. 3. ready, prompt, or eager. 4. presumptuous, pert, or bold. 5. situated in… …  

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”