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Meaning of LOCOMOTION

Pronunciation:  `lowku'mowshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  self-propelled movement
  2. [n]  the power or ability to move
 

LOCOMOTION is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 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.



 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: commutation, course, crossing, globe-trotting, going, journeying, mobility, motility, motion, motive power, motivity, movableness, movement, moving, passage, progress, tourism, touristry, traject, trajet, transit, travel, traveling
 

 

 

 

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