What does the word movable mean?

Usage examples for movable

  1. Almost the only portable objects were a great porcelain bowl of a wonderful blue on the table, a clock and some cigar boxes on the mantel- shelf, and a movable telephone standard on the top of the desk. – The Woman in Black by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  2. If we use a variable plate condenser it will have a scale on top graduated in degrees and we can note the reading of the ammeter for each position of the movable plates. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  3. A little wicket, or movable panel, was let down, the card of John Henry Smith was passed through to someone unseen, and the wicket was reclosed! – The Quest of the Sacred Slipper by Sax Rohmer