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Mobile Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
  • a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay
  • a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
  • affording change (especially in social status); "Britain is not a truly fluid society"; "upwardly mobile"
  • capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another; "a highly mobile face"
  • moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place); "a mobile missile system"; "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"
  • having transportation available
  • (of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently; "a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering tribes"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay ,
  • a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay ,
  • sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents

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Mobile Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A mobile phone (also known as a wireless phone, cell phone, or cellular telephone) is a very small portable radio telephone.

The mobile phone can be used to communicate over long distances without wires. It works by communicating with a nearby base station (also called a "cell site") which connects it to the main phone network. As the mobile phone moves around, if the mobile phone gets too far away from the cell it is connected to, that cell sends a message to another cell to tell the new cell to take over the call. This is called a "hand off," and the call continues with the new cell the phone is connected to. The hand-off is done so well and carefully that the user will usually never even know that the call was transferred to another cell.

As mobile phones became more popular, they began to cost less money, and more people could afford them. Monthly plans became available for rates as low as US$30 or US$40 a month. Cell phones have become so cheap to own that they have mostly replaced pay phones and phone booths except for urban areas with many people.



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Mobile Sample Sentences in News


  • Javelin Recommends Investing in Key Mobile Banking Features to Retain Customers
    Mobile banking growth was relatively steady in 2014, after a year of impressive growth in 2013. With adoption of tablets and smartphones steadily climbing, mobile banking can be expected to once again increase in 2015. Read more on this news related to 'Mobile'
  • Video: This is T-Mobile’s Super Bowl XLIX ad
    T-Mobile has already posted its short ad for Super Bowl XLIX, in which it uses “famous person” Kim Kardashian West to hilariously advertise the advantages of its “Data Stash” offer that lets subscribers roll over unused data to the next month. FROM EARLIER: T-Mobile wants to help you score cheaper smartphones – here’s how Basically, the new T-Mobile Read more on this news related to 'Mobile'
  • CAIL Mobile Solutions to Discuss the Impact of Mobile Apps in Healthcare at the Mobile Healthcare Summit
    CAIL Mobile Solutions, an innovative leader in mobility services and solutions, announced today that Vice President of Products, Shayan Mashatian, will participate in an industry w Read more on this news related to 'Mobile'

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