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Definition: Movement of the bowels
Movement \Move"ment\, n. [F. mouvement. See Move, and cf.
1. The act of moving in space; change of place or posture;
motion; as, the movement of an army in marching or
maneuvering; the movement of a wheel or a machine.
2. Manner or style of moving; as, a slow, or quick, or
3. Transference, by any means, from one situation to another;
a change of situation; progress toward a goal;
advancement; as, after months of fruitless discussion
there was finally some movement toward an agreement.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
4. Motion of the mind or feelings; emotion.
(a) The rhythmical progression, pace, and tempo of a
piece. “Any change of time is a change of movement.”
(b) One of the several strains or pieces, each complete in
itself, with its own time and rhythm, which make up a
larger work; as, the several movements of a suite or a
6. (Mech.) A system of mechanism for transmitting motion of a
definite character, or for transforming motion; as, the
wheelwork of a watch; as, a seventeen jewel movement.
7. A more or less organized effort by many people to achieve
some goal, especially a social or artistic goal; as, the
women's liberation movement; the progressive movement in
Febrile movement (Med.), an elevation of the body
temperature; a fever.
Movement cure. (Med.) See Kinesiatrics.
Movement of the bowels, an evacuation or stool; a passage
Usage: Movement, Motion. Motion expresses a general idea
of not being at rest; movement is oftener used to
express a definite, regulated motion, esp. a progress.