Moving

moving

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

2. 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.

(Science: mechanics) (Coleridge) Moving force, a force that accelerates, retards, or deflects the motion of a body.

(Science: botany) Moving plant, a leguminous plant (Desmodium gyrans); so called because its leaflets have a distinct automatic motion.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 5,563 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link