American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Variant of movable.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See movable, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. movable.
- adj. capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another
“They add porches and entry ways, and if they cannot afford to do that, people put in moveable room divider screens and add dimensional carvings to the edges of the ceilings.”
“The phryganea is another fly of this order; the larva lies concealed under the water in moveable cylindrical tubes of their own making.”
“MR. CUTLER: There were a series of meetings of what you might call a moveable feast for quite a while, but in the end, yes, what's what happened.”
“Therefore by granting the application you would imply that the An Bord Pleanala deadline is moveable, which is not in your remit.”
“Thanks in part to warm sunny weather, the turnout was double what was expected as visitors passed by 20 000 picnic tables lined up end-to-end in what organisers dubbed a moveable feast of "everyday life and culture".”
“In English law, succession to what is known as moveable property (e.g. chattels, cash) is governed by the law of the deceased's domicile at death.”
“This base may be an important "moveable" block for 2008 - given that they swing on national issues, and populate key urban pockets situated in metropolitan states with huge electoral votes.”
“It lives on as a kind of moveable milestone, a touchstone that we can revisit throughout our lives to keep track of how much we have grown or remained the same.”
“Once I led him into a ditch, over which I had passed as usual, forgetting to warn my convoy; once I led him nearly into the river instead of on the 'moveable' bridge which _in_commodes passengers; and twice did we both run against the diligence, which, being heavy and slow, did communicate less damage than it received in its leaders, who were 'terrasséd' by the charge.”
“Labor Day, like Memorial Day, must always fall on a Monday to give us a three-day weekend, and therefore qualifies as a kind of moveable feast.”
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