kinanesthesia (s) (noun)
, kinanesthesias (pl)
The inability to perceive either direction, or the extent of movement, with the result being ataxia (failure of muscular coordinations or irregularity of muscular actions): Lorna's little girl had to be treated for her kinanesthesia
because she kept walking in an awkward way and often fell down as a result of her uncoordinated movements.
Mr. Lohman’s gait was characterized by kinanesthesia in that he walked in a clumsy and unsteady way.
Having more than six axes or straight lines around which bodies can rotate or may be conceived to rotate.
The extra degrees of freedom give robots fluid motion, more accuracy, and the ability to reach around obstacles.
1. The branch of mechanics or dynamics that deals with pure motion.
2. Branch of physics concerned with the geometrically possible motion of a body or system of bodies, without consideration of the forces involved or without reference to mass or force.
It describes the spatial position of bodies or systems, their velocities, and their acceleration.
An apparatus for showing motion-picture films.
A contrivance by which a series of instantaneous photographs taken in rapid succession can be projected on a screen with similar rapidity, so as to give a life-like reproduction of the original moving scene.
A picture representing objects in motion, produced by bringing separate pictures before the eye in such quick succession as to blend the images into one continuous impression.
An illusory phenomenon in motion.
The movement of an object that actually occurs is perceived as being different from what the movement really is.
An example is perceiving the wheels of an automobile as moving in a counterclockwise direction when they are, in fact, moving in a clockwise direction.
Pain caused by muscular movement or exertions (strenuous exercises or efforts).
1. The recording of a TV program on motion pictures for subsequent use.
2. A tube used in television receivers and monitors.
Discomfort felt by some people on a moving boat, airplane, automobile, or train.
Pain caused by muscular movements.
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