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mobile

See also: Mobile and -mobile

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin mōbilis (easy to be moved, moveable), from moveō (move).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

mobile (comparative more mobile, superlative most mobile)

  1. Capable of being moved.
  2. By agency of mobile phones.
    • 2012 December 1, “An internet of airborne things”, The Economist, volume 405, number 8813, page 3 (Technology Quarterly): 
      A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer. A supplier many miles away would then take the part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.
  3. Characterized by an extreme degree of fluidity; moving or flowing with great freedom.
    Mercury is a mobile liquid.
  4. Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable; changeable; fickle.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Testament of Love to this entry?)
    • Hawthorne
      the quick and mobile curiosity of her disposition
  5. Changing in appearance and expression under the influence of the mind.
    mobile features
  6. (biology) Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited; capable of spontaneous movement.

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NounEdit

mobile (plural mobiles)

  1. A sculpture or decorative arrangement made of items hanging so that they can move independently from each other (Wikipedia).
  2. A mobile phone (Wikipedia).
  3. Something that can move.

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DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mobile

  1. definite of mobil
  2. plural form of mobil

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin mobilis. Compare meuble.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mobile (masculine and feminine, plural mobiles)

  1. mobile
  2. moving
  3. movable

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NounEdit

mobile m (plural mobiles)

  1. (physics) moving body
  2. mobile (decoration)
  3. motive (for an action, for a crime)
  4. mobile phone

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mobile

  1. inflected form of mobil

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mobilis.

AdjectiveEdit

mobile m, f (masculine and feminine plural mobili)

  1. movable, mobile
  2. moving

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mobile m (plural mobili)

  1. (in the singular) item of furniture
  2. (in the plural) furniture
  3. mobile (cellular phone)

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  • (cellular phone): fisso

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LatinEdit

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mōbile

  1. nominative neuter singular of mōbilis
  2. accusative neuter singular of mōbilis
  3. vocative neuter singular of mōbilis

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mobile

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of mobil.