Definition of locomotion in English:

locomotion

Line breaks: loco|mo¦tion
Pronunciation: /ləʊkəˈməʊʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
Movement or the ability to move from one place to another: the muscles that are concerned with locomotion he preferred walking to other forms of locomotion
More example sentences
  • We, as bipeds, creatures with two legs, move with bipedal locomotion.
  • In salamanders, both swimming and ambulatory locomotion involves lateral body bending.
  • Adult cats also have the ability to express hindlimb locomotion after complete spinalisation.
Synonyms
movement, motion, moving, shifting, stirring, action; travel, travelling; mobility, motility; walking, ambulation, perambulation, running; progress, progression, passage, transit, transport, headway

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin loco, ablative of locus 'place' + motio (see motion).

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