Associations to the word «Movable»

Wiktionary

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

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.