Contrary motion

(redirected from Similar motion)
Related to Similar motion: Oblique motion
(Mus.) the progression of parts in opposite directions, one ascending, the other descending.

See also: Contrary

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Following the supreme court decision, lawyers representing the remaining defendants submitted a similar motion on behalf of their clients, citing the precedent.
A similar motion was submitted by the government senators against Senate Deputy Chairman Mandviwala in a tit-for-tat move.
The government and coalition legislators hit back with a similar motion against Deputy Chairman Saleem Mandviwalla on July 12.
A similar motion whereby MCAs attempted to impeach Finance executive Mary Mugwanja and her Trade counterpart Rose Wamuiya split the House down the middle.
The ruling coalition hit back with a similar motion against the deputy chairman on July 12.
Woking Borough Council is due to vote on declaring a climate emergency at its meeting on Thursday (July 25), while Epsom and Ewell voted on a similar motion on Tuesday (July 23) - albeit without a commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2030.
How come we are yet to see the European Parliament issue a similar motion calling for a resolution and condemning France and the riot police for using water cannons, stun grenades and tear gas as they attempt to contain the protests?
A similar motion was rejected in May due to disagreement over wording, but a cross-party working group of councillors came to a compromise ahead of Tuesday's meeting.
Weinstein's previous attorney, Ben Brafman, also filed a similar motion about eight months back, which Justice James Burke had denied.
In a March, a similar demand was made through a similar motion sponsored by Wanjohi Ward MCA Isaac Kung'u, where the MCAs resolved to boycott assembly sittings until their demands are met.But Ms Gitau said President Kenyatta is aware of what is happening in Nyandarua and that various national government development projects are ongoing.
A similar motion was finally passed four years later as the reconstruction of Lansdowne Road loomed, allowing the historic staging of soccer and rugby internationals at GAA HQ from 2007-09.
The report notes, "Motion sensing in skin patches has been used in areas such as in enabling detailed motion capture input for VR or animation, or through similar motion capture to assess recovery from an injury, efficacy of a certain drug in clinical trial or technique in sport."