means of locomotion


means of locomotion
средства передвижения

Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

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  • locomotion — /loʊkəˈmoʊʃən / (say lohkuh mohshuhn) noun the act or power of moving from place to place: *Both dislike walking instinctively and use cars as the natural means of locomotion. –john douglas pringle, 1958. {Latin locō, ablative of locus place +… …   Australian English dictionary

  • locomotion — /loh keuh moh sheuhn/, n. the act or power of moving from place to place. [1640 50; see LOCOMOTIVE, MOTION] * * * Any of various animal movements that result in progression from one place to another. Locomotion is classified as either… …   Universalium

  • Locomotion — The term locomotion means movement or travel. It may refer to:* Motion (physics) * Animal locomotion ** Terrestrial locomotion * TravelLocomotion may refer to specific types of motion: * walking * running, including trotting * jumping, including… …   Wikipedia

  • locomotion — n. 1 motion or the power of motion from one place to another. 2 travel; a means of travelling, esp. an artificial one. Etymology: L loco ablat. of locus place + motio MOTION …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rotating locomotion in living systems — A passive wheel Rotating locomotion encompasses two distinct modes of …   Wikipedia

  • Arboreal locomotion — Leopards are good climbers, and can carry their kills up their trees to keep them out of reach from scavengers and other predators. Arboreal locomotion is the locomotion of animals in trees. In every habitat in which trees are present, animals… …   Wikipedia

  • Terrestrial locomotion — [ horse an erect stanced unguligrade quadruped with a galloping gait. An animation of photos by Eadweard Muybridge] Terrestrial locomotion has evolved as animals adapted from aquatic to terrestrial environments. Locomotion on land raises… …   Wikipedia

  • Aquatic locomotion — Swimming is biologically propelled motion through a liquid medium. Swimming has evolved a number of times in a range of organisms ranging from arthropods to fish to molluscs. Contents 1 Evolution of swimming 2 Invertebrates 3 Swimming in fish …   Wikipedia

  • Fish locomotion — The prevailing type of fish locomotion is swimming in water. In addition, some fish can walk , i.e., move over land, burrow in mud, and glide through the air. Contents 1 Swimming 1.1 Body/caudal fin propulsion 1.1.1 Anguilliform locomotion …   Wikipedia

  • Animal locomotion — In biomechanics, animal locomotion is the study of how animals move. Not all animals move, but locomotive ability is widespread throughout the animal kingdom. As all animals are heterotrophs, they must obtain food from their environment. Some… …   Wikipedia

  • Animal locomotion on the surface layer of water — Animal locomotion on the surface layer is the study of animal locomotion in the case of small animals that live on the surface layer of water, relying on surface tension to stay afloat.There are two means of walking on water; the regime… …   Wikipedia


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