AskDefine | Define locomotion

Dictionary Definition



1 the power or ability to move [syn: motive power, motivity]
2 self-propelled movement [syn: travel]

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  1. The ability to move or the act of moving from place to place.
  2. Self-powered motion by which a whole organism changes its location through walking, running, jumping, crawling, swimming or flying.


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Extensive Definition

The term locomotion means movement or travel. It may refer to:
Locomotion may refer to specific types of motion:
Locomotion may also refer to:
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locomotion in German: Locomotion
locomotion in Spanish: Locomotion (desambiguación)
locomotion in Japanese: ロコモーション
locomotion in Polish: Lokomocja
locomotion in Simple English: Locomotion

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