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mobile  


      adj  
1    having freedom of movement; movable  
2    changing quickly in expression  
a mobile face     
3      (Sociol)   (of individuals or social groups) moving within and between classes, occupations, and localities  
upwardly mobile     
4    (of military forces) able to move freely and quickly to any given area  
5    postpositive  
Informal   having transport available  
are you mobile tonight?     
      n  
6   
a    a sculpture suspended in midair with delicately balanced parts that are set in motion by air currents  
b    (as modifier)  
mobile sculpture     
7       short for       mobile phone  
     (C15: via Old French from Latin mobilis, from movere to move)  


Mobile  
      n   a port in SW Alabama, on Mobile Bay (an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico): the state's only port and its first permanent settlement, made by French colonists in 1711. Pop.: 202581 (1996 est.)  
-mobile  
      suffix forming nouns   indicating a vehicle designed for a particular person or purpose  
Popemobile     
mobile home  
      n   living quarters mounted on wheels and capable of being towed by a motor vehicle  
mobile library  
      n   a vehicle providing lending library facilities,   (U.S. and Canadian equivalent)    bookmobile  
mobile phone  
      n   a portable telephone that works by means of a cellular radio system  
primum mobile     (Latin)  
      n  
1    a prime mover  
2      (Astronomy)   the outermost empty sphere in the Ptolemaic system that was thought to revolve around the earth from east to west in 24 hours carrying with it the inner spheres of the planets, sun, moon, and fixed stars  
     (C15: from Medieval Latin: first moving (thing))  
upwardly mobile  
      adj   (of a person or social group) moving or aspiring to move to a higher social class or to a position of increased status or power  
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n.
Mobile Intensive Care Unit ambulance
Medical term; ALS or Intensive Care professionals on board
n.
advanced life support mobile intensive care unit
Medical term
v.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
n.
1 Mobile Intensive Care Unit 2 Physician manned Ambulance
n.
watch a great number of episodes from the same television series in a row
portmanteau word: binge (excessive consumption of something) + watching
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
n.
A directory is a book which gives lists of facts, for example people's names, addresses, and telephone numbers, or the names and addresses of business companies, usually arranged in alphabetical order.

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