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micromotion

[mahy-kruh-moh-shuh n] /ˈmaɪ krəˌmoʊ ʃən/
noun
1.
a motion, especially a periodic one, of very short duration or length.
2.
(in time and motion study) the analysis of the time of a work performance in its basic subdivisions with the aid of a timing apparatus, motion-picture equipment, etc.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; micro- + motion
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  • That's essentially free movement, and scientists can transform that micromotion into electricity in a number of ways.

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