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Photography of Wildlife & Natural Areas of Newfoundland

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mouthy 932 muc^ ,,^if mouth-y (mou'^e, -the) ad/. mouth'i-er, mouth'i-egt overly talkative, esp. in a bombastic or rude way — mouth'i-ly adv. —mouth'i'ness n. mou-ton (moo'tan) n. [Fr., sheep: see MUTTON] lambskin. processed and dyed to resemble beaver, seal, etc. mou-ton-nee (moot/'n a') adj. [Fr., fern. pp. of moutonner, make sheeplike < mouton, sheep: see MUTTON] rounded like the back of a sheep, as by gfacial action: said of rock formations —n. same as ROCHE MOUTONNEE mov-a-ble (moo'va b'l) adj. I. that can be moved from one place to another; not fixed; specif.. Law designating or of personal property as distinguished from real property 2. changing in date from one year to the next /"Thanks- giving is a movable holiday./ —n- 1. something movable 2. Law a piece of property that is movable, as furniture; personal property: usually used in pi. Also move'a-ble —moT'a-bil'l-ty n. —mov'a-bly adv. move (moov) vt. moved, mov'ing [ME. woven < Anglo-Fr. mover < OFr. movoir < ]L movere < IE. base *mew-, to push away, whence Sans. mwati, (he) shoves] 1. to change the place or position of, push, carry, or pull from one place or position to another 2. to set or keep in motion; actuate, impel, turn, stir, etc. 3. to cause or persuade (to act, do, say, speak, etc.); prompt 4. to arouse or stir the emotions, passions, or sympathies of 5. to propose or suggest; esp., to propose formally, as in a meeting 6. to cause (the bowels) to evacuate 7. Commerce to dispose of (goods) by selling —vi. 1. to change place or position; go (to some place) 2. to change one's place of residence 3. to live or be active in a specified milieu or setting [to move in artistic circles./ 4. to make progress; advance 5. to take action; begin to act 6. a) to be, or be set, in motion b) to operate in a certain fixed motion; turn, revolve, etc.: said of-machines 7. to make a formal appeal or application (for) [move for a new trial./ 8. to evacuate: said of the bowels 9. [Colloq.] to start leaving; depart (often with on) [time to be moving on] 10. Chess, Checkers, etc. a) to change the position of a piece b) to be put in another position: said of a piece 11. Commerce to be disposed of by sale: said of goods —n. 1. act of moving; movement 2. one of a series of actions toward some goal 3. a change of residence 4. Chess, Checkers, etc. the act of moving or one's turn to move —T*r&et a move on [Slang] 1. to start moving 2. to hurry; go faster —1'rmove in on [Slang] 1. to draw near, with the intention of capturing 2. to attempt to take over control of (something) from (some- one) —move up to promote or be promoted —on the move [Colloq.] moving about from place to place; very busy SYN.—move, the broadest in scope of these terms, means merely to change from one place or position to another [to move a rock, one's foot, a house, etc../; remove stresses the departure of the thing moved from its original or usual place or position [to remove one's hat, a cause of strife, etc../; shift emphasizes the change in position or location and, hence, often connotes instability, unrest, etc. [to shift in one's opinions/; transfer implies a change from one container, vehicle, ownership, etc. to another /"we transferred to a cross-town bus./ See also AFFECT1 move-ment (-mant) n. [ME. < OFr.] 1. the act or process of moving; specif., a) a motion or action of a person or group b) a shift in position c) an evacuation (of the bowels); also, the matter evacuated d) Mil. a change in the location of troops, ships, etc., as part of a maneuver 2. a .particular manner of moving 3. a) a series of organized activities by people working concertedly toward some goal b) the organization consisting of those active in this way 4. a tendency or trend in some particular sphere of activity 5. the progress of events in a literary work; action 6. the effect or representation of motion in painting, sculpture, etc. 7. Commerce a change in the price of some stock or commodity 8. Mechanics the moving parts of a mechanism; esp., a series of connected moving parts /"the movement of a clock/ 9. Music a) any of the principal divisions of a symphony, sonata, or other ex- tended composition b) same as TEMPO or RHYTHM c) same as MOTION (n. 9) 10. Prosody rhythmic flow; cadence mov-er (-ar) n. a person or thing that moves; specif., ^a person whose work or business is moving furniture, etc. for those changing residence ^moy-ie (moo've) n. [contr. < MOVING PICTURE] 1. a motion picture 2. a motion-picture theater —the movies 1. the motion-picture industry 2. a showing of a motion picture /"an evening at the movies] Amov-ie-go-er (-gS'ar) n. a person who goes to see motion pictures, esp. often or regularly mov-ing (moo'vin) ad}. 1. that moves; specif., a) changing, or causing to change, place or position b) causing motion c) causing to act; impelling, instigating, influencing, etc. d) arousing or stirring the emotions or feelings; esp., arousing pathos 2. involving a moving motor vehicle [a. moving violation (of a traffic law)./ —mov'infi-ly adv. SYN.—moving implies a general arousing or stirring of the emotions or feelings, sometimes, specif., of pathos /"her moving plea for help./; poignant is applied to that which is sharply painful to the feelings /the poignant cry of a lost child/; affecting applies to that which stirs the emotions, as to tears /the affecting scene of their reunion/; touching is used of that which arouses tender feelings, as of sympathy, gratitude, etc. [her touching little gift to me/; pathetic applies to that which arouses pity or compassion, sometimes pity mingled with contempt [his pathetic attempt at wit/ moving picture same as MOTION PICTURE ^moving sidewalk (or walk) a moving surface formed by an endless belt extending along a level stretch, for con- veying pedestrians who step onto it •ft-moving staircase (or stairway) same as ESCALATOR T^Mov-i-o'la (moo've o'la) a trademark/or a small machine for viewing and editing motion-picture film —n. [m-] such a machine: also mov'ie'ola mow1 (mo) vt., vi. mowed, mowed or mown, mow'lni[ME, mowen < OE. mawan, akin to G. mdhen < IE. base *ni; *mel-, whence L. metere, to mow] 1. to cut down (standing grass or grain) with a sickle, scythe, lawn mower, etc. 2. to cut grass or grain from (a lawn, field, etc.) —won down 1. to cause to fall like grass or grain being cut; knock down 2. to kill or destroy as with swift, sudden strokes, gunfire, etc. 3. to overwhelm (an opponent) *mow'er n. mow2 (mou) n. [ME. mowe < OE. muga. a heap, pile, akin to ON. mugi, a crowd, swath < IE. base *muk; heap, whence Gr. mykon] 1. a stack or heap of hay, grain, etc., esp. in a barn 2. the part of a barn where hay or grain is stored; haymow or hayloft mow3 (mou, m5) n., vi. [ME. mowe < OPr. moue < Frank, *mauwa, akin to MDu. mouwe: for IE. base see MOPH] [Archaic] same as GRIMACE mowdng (mo'in) n. 1. the act of cutting down grass or grain 2. the quantity of grass or grain mowed at one time ^3. a field on which grass is grown for hay * mowing machine a farm machine with a reciprocating blade for mowing standing grain or grass mown (mon) alt. pp. of mow1 mox-a (mak'sa) n. [altered < Jap. mogusa, a caustic < moe kusa, burning herb] 1. a soft, downy material, bumed on the skin as a cauterizing agent or counterirritant, esp, in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine 2. any of various plants yielding such material, as a Chinese wormwood (Artemisia chinensis) or a basidiomycete fungus (Polyporus fomenlarius) mox-i-bus-tion (mak/si bus'chan) n. [< prec. + COMBUS- TION] the burning of moxa on the skin in treating various diseases or disorders T^mox-ie (mak/se) n. [< Moxie, trademark for a soft drink] [Slang] courage, pluck, daring, perseverance, etc.; guts tmoy-en age (mwa'ye'nazh') [Fr.] the Middle Ages Moz. Mozambique Mo-zam-bique (mS'zam bek/) Port. overseas territory in SE Africa, on Mozambique Channel: c. 302,300 sq. mi.; pop. 6,998,000, cap. Lourenco Marques Mozambique Channel part of the Indian Ocean, between Mozambique & Madagascar: c. 1,000 mi. long Moz-ar-ab (m5 zar'ab) n. [Sp. mozarabe < Ar. musla'rib, would-be Arab] any of the Spanish Christians who were permitted to practice their religion in a modified form during the Moorish domination —Moz-ar'a-bic adj. Mo-zart (mo/tsart), Wolf-fianfl A-ma-de-us (volf'gank' a/ma da'oos) 1756-91; Austrian composer moz-za-rel-la (mat'sa rel'a) n- [It., dim. of mozza, a kind of cheese < mozzare, to cut off < mozzo, blunt < VL, *muttius, blunted] a soft, white Italian cheese with a mild flavor, used esp. in cooking moz-zet-ta, mo-zet-ta (mo zet'a) n. [It. mozzetta < mozzo, shortened < VL. *mutius\ a short cape with a small hood, worn, over the rochet by the Pope and other high dignitaries of the Roman Catholic Church MP. M.P. Military Police mp [It. mezzo piano] Music moderately soft M.P. 1. Member of Parliament 2. Metropolitan Police (London) 3. Mounted Police M.P., m.p. melting point mpg, m.p.g. miles per gallon mph, m.p.h. miles per hour MR motivational research Mr. (mis'tar) pi. Messrs, (mes'arz) mister: used before the name or title of a man: see MISTER Mrs. (mis'iz) ?l. Mmes. (madam') mistress: now used as a title before the name of a married woman MS 1. motor ship 2. multiple sclerosis MS., ms., ms Rl. MSS., msa., mss manuscript M.S. 1. Master of Science 2. Master of Surgery 3. [L, memoriae sacrum] sacred to the memory of M.Sc. Master of Science MScand. Middle Scandinavian MScot. Middle Scottish msec. millisecond; milliseconds MSG monosodium glutamate Msfir. Monsignor MSgt, M/Sgt Master Sergeant m'sieur (ma syar'; Fr. ma syo') n. monsieur m.s.l. mean sea level MST. M.S.T. Mountain Standard Time Msth Chem. mesothorium: also Ms-Th Mt— mt. pi. mts* 1. mount 2. mountain M.T. 1. Masoretic Text 2. mean time 3. metric ton mtg. 1. meeting 2. mortgage: also mtge. mtn. mountain Mt. Rev. Most Reverend mu (myoo, moo) n. [Gr. my] the twelfth letter of the Greek alphabet (M, ^) muc- (myook) same as MUCO-: used before a vowel