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Definitions of motion:

part of speech: noun

Act of moving from place to place. Fecal discharge.

part of speech: noun

1. Movement, change of place. 2. Specifically, a movement of the bowels, defecation. 3. The matter discharged from the rectum, a stool.

Usage examples for motion:

  • He reached for her in slow motion and stopped himself just before he touched her. "O+F", John Moncure Wetterau
  • He made a motion with his lips to speak but they hurt him too much. "A Cathedral Singer", James Lane Allen
  • Were we both to die to- day, to- morrow two other names would be in the place of ours, without any change in the motion of the machine. "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson

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Prone to walk about, noting certain cases of typhoid or other fever, in which the patient does not take to the bed. ...