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[moo-vuh-buh l] /ˈmu və bəl/
adjective, noun
Related forms
unmoveable, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for moveable
  • The second type is a portable or moveable air cleaner that can be placed in any room.
  • These categories did not exist before the invention of moveable type, and they will not survive this decade.
  • Rings represent kingdoms, radial wedges represent centuries, and the names of kingdoms are printed on the moveable arm.
  • Both networks consisted of lines of towers, each with a set of moveable panels on top.
  • The project was the first to use a moveable barrier in an urban setting.
  • Employees should use ladders or moveable stairs when retrieving materials which cannot be reached from floor level.
  • Experiments will include fixed bed as well as moveable bed tests under submerged as well as unsubmerged conditions.
  • The doll has rooted blond hair, painted-on facial features and moveable legs and head.
British Dictionary definitions for moveable


able to be moved or rearranged; not fixed
(esp of religious festivals such as Easter) varying in date from year to year
(usually speltmoveable) (law) denoting or relating to personal property as opposed to realty
(printing) (of type) cast singly so that each character is on a separate piece of type suitable for composition by hand, as founder's type
(often pl) a movable article, esp a piece of furniture
Derived Forms
movability, movableness, noun
movably, adverb
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