Definition of Forward motion
1. Noun. The act of moving forward (as toward a goal).
Generic synonyms: Motion, Move, Movement
Specialized synonyms: Push, Career, Life History, March, Clear Sailing, Easy Going, Plain Sailing, Leapfrog
Derivative terms: Advance, Advance, Advance, Advance, Advance, Proceed, Progress, Progress
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forward Motion
Literary usage of Forward motion
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"We may conceive him as having two coincident motions, — a forward motion, initiated by muscular action ; and a downward motion, slow but continuous, ..."
2. The Reign of Law by George Douglas Campbell Argyll (1873)
"The power of forward motion is given to Birds, first by the direction in which the whole wing feathers are set, and next by the structure given to each ..."
3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1873)
"The excess of forward motion is found not to be explained (a) by the r/enow-lever action of the costal cartilages with the ribs, (b) by the curvature of the ..."
4. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"A little practice with a watcher to warn will enable you to know intuitively what is the correct time to commence the forward motion of the rod. ..."
5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1876)
"Now in this case the forward motion of the fluid ie not, as in the instance of the right- angled bend, entirely destroyed in its progress from A to В ..."