LOCOMOTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LOCOMOTION
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locomotion
 n.  self-propelled movement; power or ability to move
Classic Sentence:
1  A lady so decorous in herself, and so highly connected, was not to be suspected of dropping over the banisters or sliding down them, yet her extraordinary facility of locomotion suggested the wild idea.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
2  Another man says the locomotive moves because its wheels go round.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER III
3  The only conception that can explain the movement of the locomotive is that of a force commensurate with the movement observed.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER III
4  These temporary aims are like the broom fixed in front of a locomotive to clear the snow from the rails in front: they clear men's moral responsibilities from their path.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
5  But they got through the Act with great self-possession; and Mr. Sleary, saving for the first instant, conveyed no more expression into his locomotive eye than into his fixed one.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
6  The Germans invented a new locomotive engine with a self feeder, that did not need a fireman.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
7  We have vanquished the hydra, and it is called the locomotive; we are on the point of vanquishing the griffin, we already grasp it, and it is called the balloon.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE HORIZON WHICH ONE BEHOLDS FROM THE SUMMIT O...
Example Sentence:
1  Recent studies with modern cameras have shown that horse locomotion is actually very different to what we thought.
2  A group of enthusiasts have undertaken the reconstruction of a steam locomotive.
3  The locomotive is normally kept on static display in the National Railway Museum.
4  In September 2002, the vehicle became the first hydrogen fuel-cell-powered locomotive to be operated underground.
5  In this case, you crapper ingest the money for acquire a locomote vehicle.