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

 mov·able /ˈmuvəbəl/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mov·a·ble a.
 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. [Also spelled moveable.]
 Syn: -- transferable, transferrable, transportable.
 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 feast Ecclesiastical, a holy day that changes date, depending on the lunar cycle.  An example of such a day is Easter.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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. [Also spelled moveable.]
    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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be
             moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)
      2: capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another
         [syn: moveable, transferable, transferrable, transportable]