change of location

Definitions of change of location
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n a movement through space that changes the location of something

Synonyms:
travel
Types:
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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
Type of:
motion, movement
a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

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