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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The power of moving or causing motion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The power or ability to move

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The power of moving or producing motion.
  • n. The quality of being influenced by motives.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The power of moving; form of motion or locomotion.
  • n. In thermodynamics, a term proposed by Lord Kelvin for the available energy of a system.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the power or ability to move

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