Mo´bile   Pronunciation: mō´bĭl; L. mǒb´ĭ`lē
a.1.Capable of being moved; not fixed in place or condition; movable.
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.
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.
6.Capable of moving readily, or moving frequenty from place to place; as, a mobile work force.
7.Having motor vehicles to permit movement from place to place; as, a mobile library; a mobile hospital.
n.1.The mob; the populace.
1.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.
Noun1.Mobile - a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
Synonyms: Mobile River
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
stabile - a sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support
Adj.1.mobile - moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place); "a mobile missile system"; "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"
immobile - not capable of movement or of being moved
2.mobile - (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"
3.mobile - having transportation available
4.mobile - capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another; "a highly mobile face"
5.mobile - affording change (especially in social status); "Britain is not a truly fluid society"; "upwardly mobile"
Synonyms: fluid
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Moabite stone
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Mobile Bay
mobile canteen
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mobile phone
Mobile River
Mobile Triton
Mobius strip
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