a sequence of consecutive pictures of objects photographed in motion by a specially designed camera (motion-picture camera) and thrown on a screen by a projector (motion-picture projector) in such rapid succession as to give the illusion of natural movement.
a play, event, or the like, presented in this form.
motion pictures, the art, technique, or business of producing motion pictures.
(US & Canadian)
Also called film
[moh-ter-ship] /ˈmoʊ tərˌʃɪp/ noun 1. a ship driven by a diesel or other internal-combustion engine.
- Motor skills
noun the ability to perform complex muscle-and-nerve acts that produce movement; fine motor skills are small movements like writing and tying shoes, gross motor skills are large movements like walking and kicking
- Motor speech center
motor speech center n. See Broca’s area.
[moh-ter-spawrts, -spohrts] /ˈmoʊ tərˌspɔrts, -ˌspoʊrts/ plural noun 1. competitions, especially races, involving vehicles, as automobiles, motorboats, or motorcycles.