Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Producing or inducing motion: motor or motorial.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Producing motion.

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  • adjective Producing motion.

Etymologies

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Latin motus motion (from movere to move) + facere to make.

Examples

  • Corpolongo's buoyant tenor-sax style and gift for motific improvisation, it's hard not be reminded of vintage Sonny Rollins.

    Chicago Reader

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