Definitions for: Locomotion


[n] self-propelled movement
[n] the power or ability to move



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: motive power, motivity, travel

See Also: brachiation, circle, circuit, crawl, crawling, creep, creeping, dance step, gait, jog, lap, lope, mobility, motion, move, movement, run, running, step, stroke, trot, walk, walking

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