change of location

Definitions of change of location

n a movement through space that changes the location of something

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(astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
free movement or passage (as of cytoplasm within a cell or sap through a plant)
a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
movement downward resulting from gravitational attraction
movement upward in virtue of lightness
a movement downward
entering, entrance
a movement into or inward
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
a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle)
a uniform movement without rotation
fountain, jet
an artificially produced flow of water
the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another
dispersion, scattering
spreading widely or driving off
(pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body
(physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex
drop, fall
a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped
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
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)
the initial ascent of a rocket from its launching pad
head, headway
forward movement
rapid climb, rapid growth, zoom
a rapid rise
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)
the rise of something
ebb, reflux
the outward flow of the tide
(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
the occurrence of a flow of water (as from a pipe)
flush, gush, outpouring
a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
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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