AskDefine | Define moving

Dictionary Definition

moving adj
1 in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine" [ant: nonmoving]
2 arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne [ant: unmoving]
3 used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion; "Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'" [ant: still]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. (no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.
    moving pictures
  2. That causes someone to feel emotion.
    a moving story

Translations

that moves or move
  • Dutch: bewegend, bewegende
  • Finnish: liikkuva
  • Portuguese: movente
that causes someone to feel emotion

Verb

moving
  1. present participle of move

Noun

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

Extensive Definition

Moving may refer to:

See also

moving in German: Moving

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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