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See also: Mobile and -mobile

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mobile (comparative more mobile, superlative most mobile)

  1. Capable of being moved.
    Antonyms: fixed, immobile, sessile
  2. By agency of mobile phones.
    mobile internet
    • 2012 December 1, “An internet of airborne things”, in The Economist[1], 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.
    Synonyms: excitable, 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)

 
mobile (1)
  1. (art) A kinetic sculpture or decorative arrangement made of items hanging so that they can move independently from each other.
  2. (telephony, Britain) Ellipsis of mobile phone
    Synonym: cell phone
  3. (uncountable, Internet) The internet accessed via mobile devices.
    there are many business opportunities in mobile
  4. Something that can move.

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DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mobile

  1. definite of mobil
  2. plural of mobil

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin mōbilis. Doublet of meuble.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mobile (plural mobiles)

  1. mobile
  2. moving
  3. movable

Derived termsEdit

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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GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mobile

  1. inflected form of mobil

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mōbilis.

AdjectiveEdit

mobile (masculine and feminine plural mobili)

  1. movable, mobile
    Antonym: immobile
  2. moving

NounEdit

mobile m (plural mobili)

  1. (in the singular) piece of furniture (item of furniture)
  2. (in the plural) furniture
    Synonyms: mobilia, mobilio, arredamento
  3. (heraldry) charge
  4. mobile (cellular phone)
    Synonyms: cellulare, telefonino
    Antonym: fisso

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mōbile

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

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mobile

  1. definite singular of mobil
  2. plural of mobil

Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mobile

  1. definite singular of mobil
  2. plural of mobil

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mobile

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of mobil.