Mov"ing, a.


Changing place or posture; causing motion or action; as, a moving car, or power.


Exciting movement of the mind; 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.


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Mov"ing, n.

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.


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