change of location

Definitions of change of location
  1. noun
    a movement through space that changes the location of something
    synonyms: travel
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    ascension
    (astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
    circulation
    free movement or passage (as of cytoplasm within a cell or sap through a plant)
    creep
    a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
    gravitation
    movement downward resulting from gravitational attraction
    levitation
    movement upward in virtue of lightness
    descent
    a movement downward
    entering, entrance
    a movement into or inward
    fall
    a movement downward
    flow, flowing
    the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    advance, progress, progression
    a movement forward
    ascension, ascent, rise, rising
    a movement upward
    spread, spreading
    process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    stampede
    a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle)
    translation
    a uniform movement without rotation
    fountain, jet
    an artificially produced flow of water
    diffusion
    the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another
    dispersion, scattering
    spreading widely or driving off
    invasion
    (pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body
    irradiation
    (physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex
    drop, fall
    a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
    lightening
    descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped
    set
    the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
    cascade, shower
    a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
    sinking
    a descent as through liquid (especially through water)
    climb, climbing, mounting
    an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    elevation, lift, raising
    the event of something being raised upward
    heave, heaving
    an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    liftoff
    the initial ascent of a rocket from its launching pad
    head, headway
    forward movement
    rapid climb, rapid growth, zoom
    a rapid rise
    takeoff
    the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne
    upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust
    (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
    uplifting
    the rise of something
    ebb, reflux
    the outward flow of the tide
    slide
    (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.
    backflow, backflowing
    a flow that returns toward its source
    air flow, airflow, flow of air
    the flow of air
    current, stream
    a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    freshet, spate
    the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow
    overflow, overspill, runoff
    the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
    drippage, dripping
    a liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house)
    discharge, outpouring, run
    the pouring forth of a fluid
    flux, fluxion
    a flow or discharge
    encroachment, intrusion, invasion
    any entry into an area not previously occupied
    ooze, oozing, seepage
    the process of seeping
    dribble, drip, trickle
    flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    emission
    the occurrence of a flow of water (as from a pipe)
    flush, gush, outpouring
    a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
    radiation
    the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats
    rush, spate, surge, upsurge
    a sudden forceful flow
    displacement, shift
    an event in which something is displaced without rotation
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    motion, movement
    a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
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