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Meaning of MOBILE

Pronunciation:  mow'beel, 'mowbul

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

MOBILE is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: airborne, ambulant, ambulatory, changeable, changeful, floating, fluid, flying, maneuverable, manoeuvrable, mechanised, mechanized, Mobile River, motile, motorized, movable, moveable, nomadic, perambulating, peregrine, raisable, raiseable, rangy, rotatable, roving, seaborne, transferable, transferrable, transplantable, transportable, unsettled, versatile, wandering, waterborne
 
 Antonyms: immobile, stabile
 
 See Also: AL, AL, Alabama, Alabama, Camellia State, Camellia State, city, Heart of Dixie, Heart of Dixie, metropolis, moving, port, river, sculpture, urban center

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    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.
    
    3. Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable;
       changeable; fickle. --Testament of Love.
    
             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. (Physiol.) Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited;
       capable of spontaneous movement.
    
    
  2. \Mo"bile\, n. [L. mobile vulgus. See {Mobile}, a., and
    cf. 3d {Mob}.]
    The mob; the populace. [Obs.] ``The unthinking mobile.''
    --South.
    
    
    
    
 
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