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- n. In kinesics, a group of movements with an associated meaning, analogous to a phoneme in spoken language.
From kinetic and -eme. (Wiktionary)
(I recognise in kinemeru, thunder or storm, the root kineme black.)
The term kinesics caught on among the linguists of the time, but in the 1960s, the kineme went the way of the phoneme.