What does the word motion mean?

Usage examples for motion

  1. Miss Miette made a slight motion, as if to say that she had better not answer; but this time Monsieur Dalize had heard. – In Search of a Son by William Shepard Walsh
  2. Mr. Malarius on his part indicated by a motion of his head that he agreed with them all. – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by Andr√© Laurie and Jules Verne
  3. She heard feet in motion, and low talking. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu