change posture

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v change posture undergo a change in bodily posture
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Usage

In literature:

Mass seemed always irksome to her in spite of the frequent changes of posture and her conviction that it was good for her soul.
"Marianson" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
And, along with this, distressing restlessness took him, compelling him to seek relief in change of posture and of place.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
There is another kind of asthma, in which change of posture does not much affect the patient.
"An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses" by William Withering
He changed his posture, with a great show of watching the sunset sky, and stole little glances at her smooth, untroubled face.
"No Clue" by James Hay
Mary Mancini was utterly bewildered by the change, so inexplicable to her, in the posture of affairs.
"Louis XIV., Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
He did not even change his posture.
"The Adventures of Daniel Boone: the Kentucky rifleman" by Uncle Philip
Frequent change of posture.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
Thus I follow to some extent the actions of people about me and the changes of their postures.
"The World I Live In" by Helen Keller
But the change of posture had permitted Duncan to exchange glances with the firm and piercing eyes of Uncas.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IX (of X) - America - I" by Various
His ever-changing employment gives him every variety of motion and posture.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 81, July, 1864" by Various
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In poetry:

In Life's long sickness evermore
Our thoughts are tossing to and fro:
We change our posture o'er and o'er,
But cannot rest, nor cheat our woe.
"Sixteenth Sunday After Trinity" by John Keble

In news:

Deformations within the body, from microscopic crystalline structures to macroscopic postural changes, can be described mathematically by defining any point in the body by its position vector in a coordinate system.
So, has the posture of "big money" changed.
The Obama administration has just issued a new one that "includes significant changes to the US nuclear posture ," said Defense Secretary Bob Gates.
Commercial oil shale isn't ready for prime time and no amount of posturing by industry or its their front groups such as Environmentally Conscious Consumers for Oil Shale, ECCOS, will change that.
Apple Changing Posture on Security and Macs.
Nations don't change their naval postures because they are content with the status quo.
Going even further, Amy Cuddy has researched how large body postures change brain and body chemistry.
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In science:

As a result of the Pt–Ti(iv) interactions having 2.44 and 2.56 ˚A bonds, the oxygen over the row changes its outward posture and shows an inward alignment.
A theoretical analysis of small Pt particles on rutile TiO$_2$(110) surfaces
Thurner S, Mittermaier C and Ehrenberger K: "Change of complexity pattern in human posture during aging".
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling
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