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locomotion

 [lo″ko-mo´shun]
movement, or the ability to move, from one place to another. adj., adj locomo´tive.

locomotion

/lo·co·mo·tion/ (lo″kah-mo´shun) movement or the ability to move from one place to another.locomo´tivelocomo´tor

locomotion

Etymology: L, locus, place, motio, movement
movement or the ability to move from one place or position to another.

locomotion

the progressive movement of an organism.

locomotion,

n the act or power to move from one place to another.

locomotion

movement, or the ability to move, from one place to another. See also gait, amble, gallop (2), rack, trot, walk.
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Inspired by George Stephenson's Locomotion Number One, the automaton will both celebrate the borough's engineering achievements and remind us of Stockton's rich industrial heritage.
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology conducted this first thorough examination of subsurface sandfish locomotion.
Locomotion is open 10am-5pm every day and entry is free.
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