Immovable apparatus
Immovable Im*mov"a*ble, a. 1. Incapable of being moved; firmly fixed; fast; -- used of material things; as, an immovable foundation. [1913 Webster]

Immovable, infixed, and frozen round. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Steadfast; fixed; unalterable; unchangeable; -- used of the mind or will; as, an immovable purpose, or a man who remains immovable. [1913 Webster]

3. Not capable of being affected or moved in feeling or by sympathy; unimpressible; impassive. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

4. (Law.) Not liable to be removed; permanent in place or tenure; fixed; as, an immovable estate. See {Immovable}, n. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

{Immovable apparatus} (Med.), an appliance, like the plaster of paris bandage, which keeps fractured parts firmly in place.

{Immovable feasts} (Eccl.), feasts which occur on a certain day of the year and do not depend on the date of Easter; as, Christmas, the Epiphany, etc. [1913 Webster]


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