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1locomotive

adjective lo·co·mo·tive \ˌlō-kə-ˈmō-tiv\

: of or relating to movement from place to place : of or relating to locomotion

Full Definition of LOCOMOTIVE

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:  of or relating to travel
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:  of, relating to, or being a machine that moves about by operation of its own mechanism
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Examples of LOCOMOTIVE

  1. the locomotive ability of spiders

First Known Use of LOCOMOTIVE

1612

Rhymes with LOCOMOTIVE

2locomotive

noun

: the vehicle that produces the power that pulls a train

Full Definition of LOCOMOTIVE

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:  a self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails and is used for moving railroad cars
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:  a school or college cheer characterized by a slow beginning and a progressive increase in speed

First Known Use of LOCOMOTIVE

1829
LOCOMOTIVE Defined for Kids

locomotive

noun lo·co·mo·tive \ˌlō-kə-ˈmō-tiv\

Definition of LOCOMOTIVE for Kids

:  a vehicle that moves under its own power and is used to haul cars on a railroad
Medical Dictionary

locomotive

adjective lo·co·mo·tive \ˌlō-kə-ˈmōt-iv\

Medical Definition of LOCOMOTIVE

:  locomotor 1 <locomotive organs include flagella, cilia, pseudopodia, and limbs>
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