[loh-kuh-moh-shuh n] /ˌloʊ kəˈmoʊ ʃən/
the act or power of moving from place to place.
the act, fact, ability, or power of moving
1640s, formed in English from Latin loco “from a place” (ablative of locus “place”) + motionem (nominative motio) “motion, a moving.”
The movement of an organism from one place to another, often by the action of appendages such as flagella, limbs, or wings. In some animals, such as fish, locomotion results from a wavelike series of muscle contractions.
[loh-kuh-moh-tiv] /ˌloʊ kəˈmoʊ tɪv/ noun 1. a self-propelled, vehicular engine, powered by steam, a diesel, or electricity, for pulling or, sometimes, pushing a train or individual railroad cars. 2. an organized group cheer, usually led by a cheerleader, as at a football or basketball game, that begins slowly and progressively increases in speed in such […]
noun 1. (def 3).
[loh-kuh-moh-ter] /ˌloʊ kəˈmoʊ tər/ adjective 1. Also, locomotory. of, relating to, or affecting locomotion. noun 2. a person or thing that is capable of locomotion. /ˌləʊkəˈməʊtə/ adjective 1. of or relating to locomotion adj. 1822, from Latin loco “from a place” (ablative of locus “place”) + motor. locomotor lo·co·mo·tor (lō’kə-mō’tər) or lo·co·mo·tive (-mō’tĭv) adj. Of […]
noun, Pathology. 1. . noun 1. (pathol) another name for tabes dorsalis locomotor ataxia n. See tabes dorsalis.