Definition of Onward 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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Literary usage of Onward motion
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ocean: Its Tides and Currents and Their Causes by William Leighton Jordan (1873)
"PART I. GENERAL EVIDENCES OF onward motion. IN the theoretical consideration of vis-inertia?, I have in Chapter III. described the variations in the ..."
2. The Ocean: A Treatise on Ocean Currents and Tides and Their Causes by William Leighton Jordan (1885)
"PAET I. GENERAL EVIDENCES OF onward motion. IN the theoretical consideration of vis-inertias, I have in Chapter III. described the variations ..."
3. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1847)
"I believe that nil waves, except the great tide wave, have an onward motion, because 1 know of no cause constantly in operation which is ..."
4. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1873)
"... the ship when she lad rolls simultaneously ¡it a great angle. or onward motion, pure and simple, has pressed into his service, will ie any one sea-sick. ..."
5. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1896)
"It is no longer a resting point, but a moving point; it is the onward motion of a point from an earlier instant to a later one ; and what is such onward ..."
6. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"... of the tinder surface of the glacier as it slowly molded itself to the varying contours of the rocks beneath, would greatly facilitate the onward motion ..."