Definition of Locomotion. Meaning of Locomotion. Synonyms of Locomotion

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Definition of Locomotion

Locomotion
Locomotion Lo`co*mo"tion, n. [L. locus place + motio motion: cf. F. locomotion. See Local, and Motion.] 1. The act of moving from place to place. `` Animal locomotion.' --Milton. 2. The power of moving from place to place, characteristic of the higher animals and some of the lower forms of plant life.

Meaning of Locomotion from wikipedia

- Motion (physics) Specific types of motion Animal locomotion Terrestrial locomotion Aquatic locomotion (swimming) Climbing Crawling Flight Gait analysis...
- Animal locomotion, in ethology, is any of a variety of methods that animals use to move from one place to another. Some modes of locomotion are (initially)...
- Terrestrial locomotion has evolved as animals adapted from aquatic to terrestrial environments. Locomotion on land raises different problems than that...
- modes of locomotion to deal with particular environments. Unlike the gaits of limbed animals, which form a continuum, each mode of snake locomotion is discrete...
- Arboreal locomotion is the locomotion of animals in trees. In habitats in which trees are present, animals have evolved to move in them. Some animals may...
- "Substitutiary Locomotion" is a song written by the Sherman Brothers for the 1971 Walt Disney musical film production Bed****s and Broomsticks, which was...
- Fish locomotion is the variety of types of animal locomotion used by fish, prin****lly by swimming. This however is achieved in different groups of fish...
- Locomotion No. 1 (originally named Active) was an early steam locomotive built by the pioneering railway engineers George and Robert Stephenson at their...
- Undulatory locomotion is the type of motion characterized by wave-like movement patterns that act to propel an animal forward. Examples of this type of...
- Bipedalism is a form of terrestrial locomotion where an organism moves by means of its two rear limbs or legs. An animal or machine that usually moves...
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