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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?     
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)  

      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.)  
      suffix forming nouns   indicating a vehicle designed for a particular person or purpose  
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)  
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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Mobile Intensive Care Unit ambulance
Medical term; ALS or Intensive Care professionals on board
advanced life support mobile intensive care unit
Medical term
the greater number or part of something
"the majority of" can only refer to a number of things or people. When talking about an amount, "most of" should be used. Ex.: Most of (not the majority of) the harvest was saved.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
1 Mobile Intensive Care Unit 2 Physician manned Ambulance
blend of 'phone' and 'tablet', a phablet is an oversized mobile device having a screen which is intermediate between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer
Ex: Your phablet is a little bulky for my taste but I must admit it offers a better visual experience for Web pages than my smartphone.
the fear of being unable to use one's mobile phone
This can happen when losing the device, when out of battery, credit or network coverage
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.)
adoption of a business model in which services are offered on demand through direct contact between a customer and supplier, usually via mobile technology
[Bus.] From the taxi company 'Uber', which pioneered this business model
a person who accesses the Internet from multiple devices (computer, tablet, mobile phone...)
to subject (an industry) to a business model in which services are offered on demand through direct contact between a customer and a supplier, usually via mobile technology
[Bus.] From the taxi company 'Uber', which pioneered this business model
watch a great number of episodes from the same television series in a row
portmanteau word: binge (excessive consumption of something) + watching
a book that 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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