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Synonyms for locomotion
ˌloʊ kəˈmoʊ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. locomotion, motive power, motivity(noun)

    the power or ability to move

    motive power, travel, motivity

  2. locomotion, travel(noun)

    self-propelled movement

    travelling, motive power, travel, traveling, motivity, change of location

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. locomotion

    movement, migration, travel, passage

    stationariness, stoppage, rest, abode, remanence, fixture

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. locomotion(n.)

    motion from place to place

  2. locomotion(n.)

    power to move from place to place

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "locomotion":

    locomotor, walking

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  1. Wen Yang:

    Such lightweight and tough materials like fish scales are the sexy topics that materials scientists are pursuing, it is true that the natural armor is similar to artificial body armor because of the similar scale overlapping system. However, the natural armor such as these fish scales is tough and much lighter, without impeding body flexibility and locomotion.

  2. Kyujin Cho:

    I'm just fascinated by how the water striders can jump on water and I'm really excited to see that we were able to extract the principles from nature to re-create one of the most fascinating locomotion of nature, the water jumping.

  3. Rajat Mittal:

    This kind of a jumping mode of locomotion is very effective when you're trying to travel through very complicated terrains. For example, the aftermath of an earthquake where you have all kinds of rubble, mars could be an example for instance where jumping could actually be much more effective than anything else.

  4. Miguel Nicolelis:

    We may actually have triggered a plastic reorganization in the cortex by re-inserting a representation of lower limbs and locomotion in the cortex, these patients may have been able to transmit some of this information from the cortex through the spinal cord, through these very few nerves that may have survived the original trauma. It’s almost like we turned them on again.

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