countermotion


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countermotion

(ˈkaʊntəˌməʊʃən)
n
an opposing motion
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The pro-life politicians led by Tipperary TD Mattie McGrath tabled a countermotion calling for its retention.
A separate group filed a countermotion supporting the referendum's legality.
An opposition motion in Holyrood condemning the abuse was simply met by a countermotion, continuing a tit-for-tat war of words.
Yet the gesture of turning implies a motion and a countermotion, a motion and a change in direction.
Tintoretto lets these ambiguities play themselves out, modifying, contending, contradicting, in a composition whose waves of motion and countermotion are the visual equivalents of desire and inertia, attraction and resistance.
Nunez said he is considering a countermotion to expel Madrazo from the PRI.
Sources said that the WWF and Viacom/CBS will likely file a countermotion claiming that USA cannot provide the one thing that WWF wants at the moment: a broadcast home for XFL.
The camera, which has been following Hans, now shifts into countermotion, still holding him centre but moving left as he moves right.
These variances of position and motion and countermotion are difficult to think of and talk of discretely.
Yet this productive coalescence also ensures the premature closure of history: through this countermotion, metonymy works pathologically.
The natural reaction to this sort of radical skepticism was radical skepticism, a kind of Newtonian countermotion to the endless attempts to find parallels, analogies, echoes, and shadows of Jesus and his teaching in the thought of his contemporaries, but no physical traces of the pale Galilean prophet.