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7 definitions found
 for mobile
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mobile \Mo"bile\, a. [L. mobilis, for movibilis, fr. movere to
     move: cf. F. mobile. See Move.]
     1. Capable of being moved; not fixed in place or condition;
        movable. "Fixed or else mobile." --Skelton.
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     2. Characterized by an extreme degree of fluidity; moving or
        flowing with great freedom; as, benzine and mercury are
        mobile liquids; -- opposed to viscous, viscoidal, or oily.
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     3. Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable;
        changeable; fickle. --Testament of Love.
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              The quick and mobile curiosity of her disposition.
                                                    --Hawthorne.
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     4. Changing in appearance and expression under the influence
        of the mind; as, mobile features.
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     5. (Physiol.) Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited;
        capable of spontaneous movement.
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     6. Capable of moving readily, or moving frequenty from place
        to place; as, a mobile work force.
        [PJC]
  
     7. Having motor vehicles to permit movement from place to
        place; as, a mobile library; a mobile hospital.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mobile \Mo"bile\ (m[=o]"b[i^]l; L. m[o^]b"[i^]*l[=e]), n. [L.
     mobile vulgus. See Mobile, a., and cf. 3d Mob.]
     The mob; the populace. [Obs.] "The unthinking mobile."
     --South.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mobile \Mo"bile\ (m[=o]"b[=e]l`), n.
     a form of sculpture having several sheets or rods of a stiff
     material attached to each other by thin wire or twine in a
     balanced and artfully arranged tree configuration, with the
     topmost member suspended in air from a support so that the
     parts may move independently when set in motion by a current
     of air.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mobile
      adj 1: migratory; "a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic
             habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a
             peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering
             tribes" [syn: mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving,
             wandering]
      2: moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to
         place); "a mobile missile system"; "the tongue is...the most
         mobile articulator" [ant: immobile]
      3: having transportation available
      4: capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to
         another; "a highly mobile face"
      5: affording change (especially in social status); "Britain is
         not a truly fluid society"; "upwardly mobile" [syn: fluid,
         mobile]
      n 1: a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
           [syn: Mobile, Mobile River]
      2: a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay
      3: sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts
         can be set in motion by air currents [ant: stabile]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  105 Moby Thesaurus words for "mobile":
     able to adapt, active, adaptable, adjustable, agile, alert,
     all-around, alterable, alterative, ambidextrous, ambulant,
     ambulatory, animated, art object, brainchild, bric-a-brac, bronze,
     capricious, cast, changeable, changeful, checkered, classic,
     composition, creation, design, driving, ever-changing, expressive,
     facile, fickle, flexible, fluid, grotesque, impelling, impermanent,
     in motion, inconstant, kaleidoscopic, kitsch, liquid, malleable,
     many-sided, marble, master, masterpiece, masterwork, mechanical,
     mercurial, metamorphic, migrant, modifiable, motile, motivational,
     motive, motor, motorized, movable, moving, museum piece, mutable,
     nimble, nonuniform, nude, old master, pasticcio, pastiche,
     permutable, piece, piece of virtu, plastic, portable, propellant,
     propelling, protean, proteiform, quick, resilient, responsive,
     rubbery, sculpture, sensitive, stabile, statue, still life,
     stirring, study, supple, terra cotta, transient, transitional,
     transitory, transmigratory, transportable, traveling, unfixed,
     unsettled, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, variable, versatile,
     virtu, work, work of art
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Mobile -- U.S. County in Alabama
     Population (2000):    399843
     Housing Units (2000): 165101
     Land area (2000):     1233.090896 sq. miles (3193.690623 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    410.931906 sq. miles (1064.308706 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1644.022802 sq. miles (4257.999329 sq. km)
     Located within:       Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
     Location:             30.722256 N, 88.139667 W
     Headwords:
      Mobile
      Mobile, AL
      Mobile County
      Mobile County, AL
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Mobile, AL -- U.S. city in Alabama
     Population (2000):    198915
     Housing Units (2000): 86187
     Land area (2000):     117.903061 sq. miles (305.367514 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    41.531877 sq. miles (107.567062 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    159.434938 sq. miles (412.934576 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            50000
     Located within:       Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
     Location:             30.679523 N, 88.103280 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     36602 36603 36604 36605 36606 36607
                           36608 36609 36612 36617 36618 36619
                           36693 36695
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Mobile, AL
      Mobile
  

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