Associations to the word «Movable»


MOVABLE, adjective. Capable of being moved, lifted, carried, drawn, turned, or conveyed, or in any way made to change place or posture; susceptible of motion; not fixed or stationary; as, a movable steam engine.
MOVABLE, adjective. Changing from one time to another; as, movable feasts, i.e. church festivals, whose date varies from year to year.
MOVABLE, noun. Something which is movable; an article of wares or goods; a commodity; a piece of property not fixed, or not a part of real estate; generally, in the plural, goods; wares; furniture.
MOVABLE BRIDGE, noun. A bridge that may be moved in order to open a safe waterway for watercrafts.
MOVABLE FEAST, noun. A day of note, frequently Christian, the date of which moves from year to year according to a set of rules.
MOVABLE NU, noun. (grammar) The letter nu placed on the end of some grammatical forms in Attic or Ionic Greek, to avoid two vowels in a row (hiatus) or to create a long syllable in poetic meter.
MOVABLE NUS, noun. Plural of movable nu
MOVABLE TYPE, noun. A system of printing and typography that uses movable components such as individual letters or punctuation to reproduce the elements of a document.
MOVABLE TYPES, noun. Plural of movable type

Dictionary definition

MOVABLE, noun. Personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc).
MOVABLE, adjective. (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand).
MOVABLE, adjective. Capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne