locomotion

[ loh-kuh-moh-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF locomotion

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She was only a little surprised at this sudden mania for locomotion.

Nor have other means of locomotion and communication been neglected.

The ever-increasing power of locomotion may join the extremes of earth.

Both are very ancient, sadly in need of upholstery, and jerky of locomotion.

With the first streak of day I sallied out to find the means of locomotion.

Locomotion comes next, and with it the instinct to creep and walk.

We now come to the marvellous and magical means of locomotion.

This apparatus combines the functions of locomotion and respiration.

This style of locomotion is peculiarly adapted to Parisians.

If she was vain of anything, it was of her powers of locomotion.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, formed in English from Latin loco "from a place" (ablative of locus "place") + motionem (nominative motio) "motion, a moving."

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