Movement vs Transaction - What's the difference?

movement | transaction |

As nouns the difference between movement and transaction

is that movement is physical motion between points in space while transaction is the act of conducting or carrying out (business, negotiations, plans).

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(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


    * (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 ----



    (en noun)
  • The act of conducting or carrying out (business, negotiations, plans).
  • A deal or business agreement.
  • An exchange or trade, as of ideas, money, goods, etc.
  • (finance) The transfer of funds into, out of, or from an account.
  • (computing) An atomic operation; a message, data modification, or other procedure that is guaranteed to perform completely or not at all (e.g. a database transaction).
  • (especially in plural) A record of the proceedings of a learned society
  • See also

    * piece of the action ----