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Relating to muscular movement.‘the infants' motoric and linguistic capabilities’
- ‘Initial abilities in motoric and processing speed tasks were compromised, particularly when tasks became more complex.’
- ‘There may even be at least seven or eight different kinds of intelligence, including interpersonal, intrapersonal, linguistic, motoric and musical intelligence.’
- ‘Motoric learning consists in discovering and practicing the proper use of a tool.’
- ‘We stress sensory and motoric learning activities to help babies in their growing-up process.’
- ‘Research indicates that young children's ability to recall meaningful sentences is increased through motoric imagery (e.g., moving their bodies in space).’
- ‘These conscious contents, in turn, when they are broadcast, can trigger motoric, memory, and associative activities.’
- ‘In particular, they have inappropriate expectations concerning their infants' development, tending to overestimate or underestimate motoric and linguistic capabilities.’
- ‘Indeed, the very nature of the inhibition remains the focus of debate, and various attentional, motoric, and perceptual explanations have been proposed.’
- ‘They stress that visual naming speed reflects the rapid integration of lexical access and retrieval processes with lower level visual, auditory, and motoric (articulation) processes.’
- ‘Consistent speed of processing differences have been noted among children with dyslexia across several perceptual, motoric, and linguistic domains.’
- ‘Sport will develop children's motoric abilities, balance, etc. which interacts with cerebral activities and enhances the growth of neurons.’
- ‘Automation, the process of machines replacing men in performing sensory, motoric and complex logical tasks, is transforming society in ways that are scarcely comprehensible.’
- ‘They changed the diagnosis to ADHD, once again recognizing the motoric aspects of the syndrome.’
- ‘There are also classes for children with Down's syndrome, providing them with musical therapy that will help them to be more independent and increase their motoric balance.’
2(of music) marked by a repetitive beat suggestive of mechanized action or movement.‘the motorik pulse of 70's Krautrock’
- ‘At times, the music is motoric and harsh; it other times it is reassuring, even inspiring.’
- ‘Live, the four piece are a brooding mixture of visceral, post-punk textures and relentless motorik rhythms.’
- ‘The band's debut album won overwhelming critical acclaim, with fans swooning at their lysergic mixture of psychedelic textures and motorik rhythms.’
- ‘'Relativity' is a sprawling, psychedelic-flecked number, driven by a motorik pulse and surrounded by swirling organs and sheets of jagged guitars.’
- ‘The band starts off sounding motoric, motorised, programmed, but later on the feeling gets more ethereal, dreamy and wistful.’
- ‘Premiered in Berlin in 2005, the work is a flirtation with minimalism, or at least with the technique of motoric repetition in overlapping cycles or phases.’
- ‘The band fused the abrasive, amplified timbres and motoric rhythms of rock with the string and brass writing of the classical tradition.’
- ‘The lead single 'Modern Driveway' has a dreamy motorik energy and an ultra-emotive melody.’
Late 19th century: from motor + -ic, after German Motorik ‘motor functions’.
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