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motile


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Motile  \Mo"tile\,  a.  [See  {Motive}.] 
  1.  (Biol.)  Having  powers  of  self-motion,  though  unconscious; 
  as  the  motile  spores  of  certain  seaweeds. 
 
  2.  Producing  motion;  as  motile  powers. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Motile  \Mo"tile\,  a.  [See  {Motive}.] 
  1.  (Biol.)  Exhibiting,  or  capable  of  spontaneous  movement; 
  as  motile  cilia,  motile  spores,  etc 
 
  2.  Producing  motion;  as  motile  powers. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Motile  \Mo"tile\,  n.  (Psychol.) 
  A  person  whose  prevailing  mental  imagery  takes  the  form  of 
  inner  feelings  of  action  such  as  incipient  pronunciation  of 
  words  muscular  innervations,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  motile 
  adj  :  (of  spores  or  microorganisms)  capable  of  movement 
  n  :  one  whose  prevailing  mental  imagery  takes  the  form  of  inner 
  feelings  of  action 




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