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moving

  

      adj  
1    arousing or touching the emotions  
2    changing or capable of changing position  
3    causing motion  
  movingly      adv  


moving average  
      n     (Statistics)   (of a sequence of values) a derived sequence of the averages of successive subsequences of a given number of members, often used in time series to even out short-term fluctuations and make a trend clearer  
the 3-term moving average of 4, 6, 8, 7, 9, 8 is 6, 7, 8     
moving coil  
      adj   denoting an electromechanical device in which a suspended coil is free to move in a magnetic field. A current passing through the coil causes it to move, as in loudspeakers and electrical measuring instruments, or movement of the coil gives rise to induced currents, as in microphones and some record-player pick-ups  
moving picture  
      n      a U.S. and Canadian name for       film       1  
moving staircase   , stairway  
      n      less common terms for       escalator       1  
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n.
sigle of "Air Launched Cruise Missile" that can find his target electronically by his own means at a long distance according to a memorized map of the landscape he has to pass over
can also be launched from the soil or the sea. they can be reprogrammed or destroyed during the fly by the "sender"

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