Mobile

Definition of Mobile

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.

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