Migration definition

mī-grāshən
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A group migrating together.
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The act or an instance of migrating.
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A group of people, or of birds, fishes, etc., migrating together.
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The movement of ions between electrodes during electrolysis.
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The seasonal movement of a complete population of animals from one area to another. Migration is usually a response to changes in temperature, food supply, or the amount of daylight, and is often undertaken for the purpose of breeding. Mammals, insects, fish, and birds all migrate. The precise mechanism of navigation during migration is not fully understood, although for birds it is believed that sharp eyesight, sensibility to the Earth's magnetic field, and the positions of the Sun and other stars may play a role.
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The act of migrating.
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The definition of a migration is a movement to another place, often of a large group of people or animals.

An example of migration is geese flying south for the winter.

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The movement of ions between electrodes during electrolysis.
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The movement of one atom or more from one position to another within a molecule.
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The shifting of one or more atoms from one position in the molecule to another.
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The movement of ions toward an electrode, under the influence of electromotive force.
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The movement of one atom or more, or of a double bond, from one position to another within a molecule.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
migration
Plural:
migrations