Mo"bile (?), a. [L. mobilis, for movibilis, fr. movere to move: cf. F. mobile. See Move.]


Capable of being moved; not fixed in place or condition; movable.

"Fixed or else mobile."



Characterized by an extreme degree of fluidity; moving or flowing with great freedom; as, benzine and mercury are mobile liquids; -- opposed to viscous, viscoidal, or oily.


Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable; changeable; fickle.

Testament of Love.

The quick and mobile curiosity of her disposition. Hawthorne.


Changing in appearance and expression under the influence of the mind; as, mobile features.

5. Physiol.

Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited; capable of spontaneous movement.


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Mo"bile (?), n. [L. mobile vulgus. See Mobile, a., and cf. 3d Mob.]

The mob; the populace.

[Obs.] "The unthinking mobile."



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