Definition of Mobile

1. Noun. A river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay.

Exact synonyms: Mobile River
Group relationships: Al, Alabama, Camellia State, Heart Of Dixie
Generic synonyms: River

2. Adjective. Migratory. "Wandering tribes"
Exact synonyms: Nomadic, Peregrine, Roving, Wandering
Similar to: Unsettled
Derivative terms: Mobility, Peregrine

3. Noun. A port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Al, Alabama, Camellia State, Heart Of Dixie

4. Adjective. Moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place). "The tongue is...the most mobile articulator"

5. Noun. Sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents.
Generic synonyms: Sculpture
Antonyms: Stabile

6. Adjective. Having transportation available.
Similar to: Moving

7. Adjective. Capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another. "A highly mobile face"
Similar to: Changeable, Changeful

8. Adjective. Affording change (especially in social status). "Upwardly mobile"
Exact synonyms: Fluid
Similar to: Changeable, Changeful

Definition of Mobile

1. a. Capable of being moved; not fixed in place or condition; movable.

2. n. The mob; the populace.

Definition of Mobile

1. Proper noun. A city in southwest Alabama. ¹

2. Adjective. Capable of being moved. ¹

3. Noun. A sculpture or decorative arrangement made of items hanging so that they can move independently from each other. ¹

4. Noun. A mobile phone. ¹

5. Noun. Something that can move. ¹

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Definition of Mobile

1. a form of sculpture [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mobile

1. 1. Capable of being moved; not fixed in place or condition; movable. "Fixed or else mobile." 2. Characterised 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. 3. Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable; changeable; fickle. "The quick and mobile curiosity of her disposition." (Hawthorne) 4. Changing in appearance and expression under the influence of the mind; as, mobile features. 5. Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited; capable of spontaneous movement. Origin: L. Mobilis, for movibilis, fr. Movere to move: cf. F. Mobile. See Move. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mobile

mobile (current term)
mobile canteen
mobile game
mobile games
mobile genetic element
mobile health units
mobile home
mobile homes
mobile ion carrier
mobile libraries
mobile library
mobile part of nasal septum
mobile phase

Literary usage of Mobile

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"By 1850 there were churches and congregations in mobile, Spring Hill, Summerville, ... From 1792 to 1800 the parish priest of mobile was the Rev. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"IN ERROR to the Supreme Court of the State of Alabama to review a judgment of that court, affirming a judgment of the mobile Circuit . ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"He brought his action against the Port of mobile to recover the principal money due on certain bonds issued by the City of mobile, under its corporate name: ..."

4. Sales of Sensitive Military Property to the Publicby Gregory D. Kutz by Gregory D. Kutz (2008)
"A mobile home or trailer that has had one or more rooms added or built onto it ... Count only whole rooms in your house, apartment, or mobile home used for ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"In most of the cases the diagnosis of a mobile cecum was based upon the following ... In 9 cases of long mobile cecum with the typical symptom-complex, ..."

6. The Great South: A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian by Edward King (1875)
"Nothing in lowland scenery could be more picturesque than that afforded by the ride from New Orleans to mobile, over the mobile and Texas railroad, ..."

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