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Webster 1913 Edition


Moving

Mov′ing

,
Adj.
1.
Changing place or posture; causing motion or action;
as, a
moving
car, or power
.
2.
Exciting movement of the mind or feelings; adapted to move the sympathies, passions, or affections; touching; pathetic;
as, a
moving
appeal
.
I sang an old
moving
story.
Coleridge.
Moving force
(Mech.)
,
a force that accelerates, retards, or deflects the motion of a body.
Moving plant
(Bot.)
,
a leguminous plant (
Desmodium gyrans
); – so called because its leaflets have a distinct automatic motion.

Mov′ing

,
Noun.
The act of changing place or posture; esp., the act of changing one’s dwelling place or place of business.
Moving day
,
a day when one moves; esp., a day when a large number of tenants change their dwelling place.

Webster 1828 Edition


Moving

MOVING

,
ppr.
Causing to move or act; impelling; instigating; persuading; influencing.
1.
a. Exciting the passions or affections; touching; pathetic; affecting; adapted to excite or affect the passions; as a moving address or discourse.

MOVING

,
Noun.
Motive; impulse.

Definition 2022


moving

moving

English

Adjective

moving (comparative more moving, superlative most moving)

  1. (no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.
    moving pictures
  2. That causes someone to feel emotion.
    • Coleridge
      I sang an old moving story.

Antonyms

Translations

Verb

moving

  1. present participle of move

Noun

moving (countable and uncountable, plural movings)

  1. (uncountable) The relocation of goods
  2. (countable) A causing of a movement
    The rats' movings are willed movements.

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