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Mobile

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Noun

1. mobile, mobile river

a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay

2. mobile

a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay

3. mobile

sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents

Adjective

1. mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering

migratory

Example Sentences:
'a restless mobile society'
'the nomadic habits of the Bedouins'
'believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future'
'wandering tribes'

2. mobile

moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)

Example Sentences:
'a mobile missile system'
'the tongue is...the most mobile articulator'

3. mobile

having transportation available

4. mobile

capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another

Example Sentences:
'a highly mobile face'

5. fluid, mobile

affording change (especially in social status)

Example Sentences:
'Britain is not a truly fluid society'
'upwardly mobile'


1. mobile, mobile river

a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay

2. mobile

a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay

3. mobile

sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents


1. mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering

migratory

Example Sentences:
'a restless mobile society'
'the nomadic habits of the Bedouins'
'believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future'
'wandering tribes'

2. mobile

moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)

Example Sentences:
'a mobile missile system'
'the tongue is...the most mobile articulator'

3. mobile

having transportation available

4. mobile

capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another

Example Sentences:
'a highly mobile face'

5. fluid, mobile

affording change (especially in social status)

Example Sentences:
'Britain is not a truly fluid society'
'upwardly mobile'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Mobile

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adjective
1. 
having freedom of movement; movable
2. 
changing quickly in expression
a mobile face
3. sociology
(of individuals or social groups) moving within and between classes, occupations, and localities
upwardly mobile
4. 
(of military forces) able to move freely and quickly to any given area
5. (postpositive) informal
having transport available
are you mobile tonight?
noun
6. 
a. 
a sculpture suspended in midair with delicately balanced parts that are set in motion by air currents
b. 
(as modifier)
mobile sculpture
Compare stabile
7.  short for mobile phone
noun
a port in SW Alabama, on Mobile Bay (an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico): the state's only port and its first permanent settlement, made by French colonists in 1711. Pop: 193 464 (2003 est)

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Mobile

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adjective
1. 
a. 
moving, or capable of moving or being moved, from place to place
b. 
movable by means of a motor vehicle or vehicles
a mobile X-ray unit
2. 
very fluid, as mercury
3. 
capable of changing rapidly or easily, as in response to different moods, feelings, conditions, needs, or influences; flexible, adaptable, etc.
4. 
a. 
designating or of a society in which one may change in social status, and in which social groups mingle freely
b. 
designating a person who is experiencing a change in social status
the upwardly mobile professional
5.  Art
that is or has to do with a mobile or mobiles
noun
6. 
a piece of abstract sculpture which aims to depict movement, i.e., kinetic rather than static rhythms, as by an arrangement of thin forms, rings, rods, etc. balanced and suspended in midair and set in motion by air currents
1. 
seaport in SW Ala., on Mobile Bay: pop. 199,000
2. 
river in SW Ala., formed by the Alabama & Tombigbee rivers & flowing into Mobile Bay: c. 45 mi (72 km)

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Mobile

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A city of southwest Alabama at the mouth of the Mobile River, about 61 km (38 mi) long, on the north shore of Mobile Bay, an arm of the Gulf of Mexico. Founded c. 1710, the city was held by the French, British, and Spanish until it was seized by US forces in 1813. In the Battle of Mobile Bay (August 1864), Adm. David Farragut defeated a major Confederate flotilla and secured Union control of the area.
adj.
1.
a. Capable of moving or of being moved readily from place to place: a mobile organism; a mobile missile system.
b. Of or relating to wireless communication devices, such as cellphones.
2.
a. Capable of moving or changing quickly from one state or condition to another: a mobile, expressive face.
b. Fluid; unstable: a mobile situation following the coup.
3.
a. Marked by the easy intermixing of different social groups: a mobile community.
b. Moving relatively easily from one social class or level to another: an upwardly mobile generation.
c. Tending to travel and relocate frequently: a restless, mobile society.
4. Flowing freely; fluid: a mobile liquid.
n.
1. (mōbēl) A type of sculpture consisting of carefully equilibrated parts that move, especially in response to air currents.
2. A mobile phone.

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