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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


  • Citi Launches Citi Mobile Challenge to Fuel Digital Innovation
    Today Citi launched Citi Mobile Challenge™, a groundbreaking global initiative aimed to inspire technology developers to reimagine mobile banking and payments and to stimulate digital progress in the industry. Read more on this news related to 'Mobile'
  • Mobile industry makes the pro-goodies case for non-neutral networks
    The head of a major wireless group strikes back against hints of a ban on "differentiation" on the mobile Internet. Read more on this news related to 'Mobile'
  • New GSMA Report Sees North America Leading Mobile Investment and Innovation in the Developed World
    The North American mobile market is one of the most advanced and successful in the world, according to the latest report in the GSMA’s Mobile Economy series. The study, “Mobile Economy North America 2014”, which was released at the GSMA Mobile 360 Series-North America event today, found that mobile subscribers in the North American region1 are taking advanta Read more on this news related to 'Mobile'

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