Definition of Movable. Meaning of Movable. Synonyms of Movable

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Definition of Movable

Movable
Movable Mov"a*ble, a. [Cf. OF. movable. See Move.] 1. 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. 2. Changing from one time to another; as, movable feasts, i. e., church festivals, the date of which varies from year to year. Movable letter (Heb. Gram.), a letter that is pronounced, as opposed to one that is quiescent.
Movable
Movable Mov"a*ble, n.; pl. Movables. 1. 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. Furnished with the most rich and princely movables. --Evelyn. 2. (Rom. Law) Property not attached to the soil. Note: The word is not convertible with personal property, since rents and similar incidents of the soil which are personal property by our law are immovables by the Roman law. --Wharton.

Meaning of Movable from wikipedia

- Movable type (US English; moveable type in British English) is the system and technology of printing and typography that uses movable components to reproduce...
- In ancient Gr**** grammar, movable nu, movable N or ephelcystic nu (Ancient Gr****: νῦ ἐφελκυστικόν nû ephelkustikón, literally "nu dragged onto" or "attracted...
- always tied to specific pitches (e.g. "do" is always "C-natural") and 2) movable do, where the syllables are ****igned to scale degrees, with "do" always...
- Personal property is property that is movable. In common law systems, personal property may also be called chattels or personalty. In civil law systems...
- Movable Type is a weblog publishing system developed by the company Six Apart. It was publicly announced on September 3, 2001; version 1.0 was publicly...
- Moveable may refer to: A Moveable Feast Moveable feast Movable type Moveable bridge History of printing in East Asia Personal property This disambiguation...
- with a movable pulley or another fixed pulley of a different diameter. Movable: A movable pulley has an axle in a movable block. A single movable pulley...
- publisher, and goldsmith who introduced printing to Europe with his mechanical movable-type printing press. His work started the Printing Revolution in Europe...
- 868, is the earliest known printed book with a precise publishing date. Movable type was invented by Chinese artisan Bi Sheng in the 11th century during...
- seventh century. Later developments in printing technology include the movable type invented by Bi Sheng around 1040 AD and the printing press invented...