“He did have a point, though, and I knew it very well,” Hemingway wrote in A moveable Feast.
This week: a restored edition of A moveable Feast, a screwball romance, and an epic biography of Lance Armstrong.
It is the moveable pulley only, which gives any mechanical advantage.
We have set apart a tenth of those things which were moveable.
Suppose a tube of any length open at both ends, and containing a moveable wire of just the same length, that fills its bore.
And first of all it is to be enquired, whether they are moveable or fixt?
This track directed us safely to one of the Lapland moveable tents.
The heads of society, too, are quite as moveable as its tails.
Does he suppose that this soil is not moveable with the running water of the surface?
It has moveable ventail, with apertures for sight and breathing, as before.
also moveable, late 14c., "disposed to movement;" c.1400, "capable of being moved," from Old French movable, from moveir (see move (v.)). A moveable feast (early 15c.) is one in the Church calendar which, though always on the same day of the week, varies its date from year to year. Related: Movability.