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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Immovable \Im*mov"a*ble\, a.
1. Incapable of being moved; firmly fixed; fast; -- used of
material things; as, an immovable foundation.
Immovable, infixed, and frozen round. --Milton.
2. Steadfast; fixed; unalterable; unchangeable; -- used of
the mind or will; as, an immovable purpose, or a man who
3. Not capable of being affected or moved in feeling or by
sympathy; unimpressible; impassive. --Dryden.
4. (Law.) Not liable to be removed; permanent in place or
tenure; fixed; as, an immovable estate. See Immovable,
Immovable apparatus (Med.), an appliance, like the plaster
of paris bandage, which keeps fractured parts firmly in
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.
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