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Definition of Movable

Movable

  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.
  3. 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.
  4. Property not attached to the soil.

Movable Quotations

'Easter' is a movable event, calculated by the relative positions of sun and moon, an impossible way of fixing year by year the anniversary of a historical event, but a very natural and indeed inevitable way of calculating a solar festival. These changing dates do not point to the history of a man, but to the hero of a solar myth.
Annie Besant

All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
Benjamin Franklin

Everyone needs a warm personal enemy or two to keep him free from rust in the movable parts of his mind.
Gene Fowler

Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body.
H. L. Mencken

I'm going to get myself one of those, um, movable computers - what do you call them... ? Laptops! I am bad. I still call my radio a wireless.
Katherine Parkinson
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Movable Translations

movable in German is beweglich
movable in Spanish is movible
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