parallel motion

noun

Definition of parallel motion

1 : a jointed link or other mechanism for reproducing motion parallel to itself also : a straight-line motion
2 : melodic progression of two voices moving in same direction by the same intervals

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“Parallel motion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parallel%20motion. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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