Locomotion

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In a general sense, locomotion simply means active movement or travel, not only of biological individuals.

  • In biology, locomotion is the self-powered movement of limbs or other anatomical parts by which an individual moves itself from place to place.

Forms of locomotion are walking (and knuckle-walking), running, crawling, climbing, swimming and flying.

  • In engineering:
  • Chris Sawyer's Locomotion is a 2004 computer game by Chris Sawyer.
  • Locomotion is a 1981 arcade game by Konami.
  • Locomotion (puzzle game) is a 1992 puzzle game by Andre Wuthrich published by Kingsoft. Music by Gunnar Gaubatz (info from Gamebase database)
  • "The Loco-Motion" is a 1960s hit song, originally performed by Little Eva, and its accompanying dance.
  • "Locomotion" is a museum in the town of Shildon, County Durham, England.
  • "Locomotion" was a cable TV channel in Latin America.
  • Locomotion is a young adult novel in poetic form by Jacqueline Woodson.
  • Locomotion is a 9-piece horn band based in Connecticut (USA). Started in June 1987, the band plays clubs, weddings, fairs, fund raisers, and private functions of all types.
  • Locomotion is a 6-piece soul band based in Wiltshire (UK). Started in 1993, this band also plays clubs, weddings, fairs, fund raisers, and private functions of all types.