movable movable  /ˈmu və bəl/


  1. (n) personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
  2. (adj) (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)
  3. (adj) capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another


  1. Then there was movable type.
  2. There were train sets, dollhouses, spacecraft, motorcars and eventually human figures with movable arms and legs.


  1. Public record for June 15, 2013

    - DYLAN S. TRAPP, 22, of Manawa, at 11 a.m. Friday at Center Avenue and Van Buren Street, Janesville, on charges of burglary, possession of drug paraphernalia, theft of movable property and party to the crime of burglary.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Janesville Gazette


    On Friday afternoon, the movable bridge over the river got stuck in the open position halting trains in the Northeast railroad corridor for more than an hour.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post

  3. Solar Tracking Systems Gain Ground

    It sounds obvious: put solar panels on a movable mount to follow the sun and catch as much sunlight as possible. But applying solar trackers to a project is not clear cut. Developers not only have to consider cost and location but the type of tracker that best suits the project. Yet as innovations in technology continue, trackers are starting to play a larger role in the industry.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Renewable Energy World


  1. "It was a weird drop," said Woods. "I was as surprised as anybody. Usually TV cables are movable but they deemed it immovable. I've never seen that ruling before."
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source: Brisbane Times

  2. "The street fairs have become, in many people's view, a movable business, a scam, where the same stands simply relocate but never change," Talking Heads co-founder David Byrne said in the report.
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: David Byrne Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "It just takes a moment for a child to be seriously injured or even killed riding a bicycle, playing on the playground, using a movable soccer goal, wearing a jacket with a drawstring or by a recalled product," said Tenenbaum. "Let's keep...
    on Sep 8, 2009 By: Inez Tenenbaum Source: Reuters

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