Movement vs Minuet - What's the difference?

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In context|music|lang=en terms the difference between movement and minuet

is that movement is (music) a large division of a larger composition while minuet is (music) a complete short musical composition inspired by and conforming to many formal characteristics of the traditional musical accompaniment to the dance of same name.

As nouns the difference between movement and minuet

is that movement is physical motion between points in space while minuet is a slow graceful dance consisting of a , a high step, and a balance.

movement

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Noun

(en noun)
  • Physical motion between points in space.
  • I saw a movement in that grass on the hill.
  • (engineering) A system or mechanism for transmitting motion of a definite character, or for transforming motion, such as the wheelwork of a watch.
  • The impression of motion in an artwork, painting, novel etc.
  • A trend in various fields or social categories, a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals
  • The labor movement has been struggling in America since the passage of the Taft-Hartley act in 1947.
  • (music) A large division of a larger composition.
  • (aviation) An instance of an aircraft taking off or landing.
  • Albuquerque International Sunport serviced over 200,000 movements last year.
  • (baseball) The deviation of a pitch from ballistic flight.
  • The movement on his cutter was devastating.
  • An act of emptying the bowels.
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  • (obsolete) Motion of the mind or feelings; emotion.
  • Synonyms

    * (motion between points in space) motion

    Antonyms

    * (motion between points in space) stasis

    Derived terms

    (derived terms of "movement") * art movement * bowel movement * Brownian movement * camera movement * choreiform movement * countermovement * cultural movement * ecumenical movement * freedom of movement * human movement * literary movement * new religious movement * Oxford movement * Protestant Movement * rapid eye movement * social movement * wh-movement

    See also

    * speed * symphony * vector * velocity ----

    minuet

    English

    (wikipedia minuet)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A slow graceful dance consisting of a , a high step, and a balance.
  • (music) A tune or air to regulate the movements of the minuet dance: it has the dance form, and is commonly in , measure.
  • (music) A complete short musical composition inspired by and conforming to many formal characteristics of the traditional musical accompaniment to the dance of same name.
  • (music) A movement which is part of a longer musical composition such as a suite, sonata, or symphony which is inspired by and conforming to formal characteristics of the dance of same name.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To dance a minuet .
  • * 1838 , , A Voyage Round the World , page 318,
  • After he had raved his time upon the stage, the ladies and knights again minueted for an hour, and again gave place.
  • * 1840 , "An Officer of the U. S. Navy," Around the World: A Narrative of a Voyage in the East India Squadron, Under Commodore George C. Read , page 163,
  • Within the same circle with the pigeons, were beautiful albatrosses, poising and minueting with them in the most pleasing fellowship.
  • * 2001 , Tony Sharp, Pleasure and Ambition: The Life, Loves and Wars of Augustus the Strong , page 185,
  • This set the pattern for four years, as the two monarchs minueted around the vast Commonwealth, never again to face each other personally in battle.

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