Moving plant
Moving Mov"ing, a. 1. Changing place or posture; causing motion or action; as, a moving car, or power. [1913 Webster]

2. Exciting movement of the mind or feelings; adapted to move the sympathies, passions, or affections; touching; pathetic; as, a moving appeal. [1913 Webster]

I sang an old moving story. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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  • Moving — Mov ing, a. 1. Changing place or posture; causing motion or action; as, a moving car, or power. [1913 Webster] 2. Exciting movement of the mind or feelings; adapted to move the sympathies, passions, or affections; touching; pathetic; as, a moving …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moving force — Moving Mov ing, a. 1. Changing place or posture; causing motion or action; as, a moving car, or power. [1913 Webster] 2. Exciting movement of the mind or feelings; adapted to move the sympathies, passions, or affections; touching; pathetic; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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