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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·mov·able /(ˌ)ɪ(m)ˈmuvəbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·mov·a·ble a.
 1. Incapable of being moved; firmly fixed; fast; -- used of material things; as, an immovable foundation.
    Immovable, infixed, and frozen round.   --Milton.
 2. Steadfast; fixed; unalterable; unchangeable; -- used of the mind or will; as, an immovable purpose, or a man who remains immovable.
 3. Not capable of being affected or moved in feeling or by sympathy; unimpressible; impassive.
 4. Law. Not liable to be removed; permanent in place or tenure; fixed; as, an immovable estate. See Immovable, n.
 Immovable apparatus Med., an appliance, like the plaster of paris bandage, which keeps fractured parts firmly in place.
 Immovable feasts Eccl., feasts which occur on a certain day of the year and do not depend on the date of Easter; as, Christmas, the Epiphany, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·mov·a·ble, n.
 1. That which can not be moved.
 2. pl. Civil Law Lands and things adherent thereto by nature, as trees; by the hand of man, as buildings and their accessories; by their destination, as seeds, plants, manure, etc.; or by the objects to which they are applied, as servitudes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : not able or intended to be moved; "the immovable hills"
            [syn: immoveable, stabile, unmovable]