Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun saccade

2 senses of saccade

Sense 1
saccade -- (a rapid, jerky movement of the eyes between positions of rest)
       => eye movement -- (the movement of the eyes)

Sense 2
jerk, jerking, jolt, saccade -- (an abrupt spasmodic movement)
       => motion, movement, move, motility -- (a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility")

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