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Mobile - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Mobile' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Mobile [ a.]
- Capable of being moved; not fixed in place or condition; movable.
- 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.
- Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable; changeable; fickle.
- Changing in appearance and expression under the influence of the mind; as, mobile features.
- Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited; capable of spontaneous movement.
- The mob; the populace.

Meaning of 'Mobile' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . mobile [ a]
Meaning (1):
- moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)
Example in sentence:
  • a mobile missile system;
  • the tongue is...the most mobile articulator
2 . mobile [ s]
Meaning (2):
- capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another
Example in sentence:
  • a highly mobile face
Meaning (3):
- migratory
Example in sentence:
  • a restless mobile society;
  • believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future;
  • the nomadic habits of the Bedouins;
  • wandering tribes
Meaning (4):
- affording change (especially in social status)
Example in sentence:
  • Britain is not a truly fluid society;
  • upwardly mobile