1. Capable de déplacement. Équipe mobile.
2. Amovible. Cloison mobile.
4. Animé. Visage mobile.
5. Nomade. Appareil mobile.
ETYM Latin mobilis, for movibilis, from movere to move: cf. French mobile. Related to Move.
1. Moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place).
2. Capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another.
3. Having transportation available.
4. (Of groups of people) Tending to travel and change settlements frequently; SYN. nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering.
ETYM Cf. Old Fren. movable. Related to Move.
1. Capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another; SYN. moveable, transferable, transferrable, transportable.
2. (Of personal property as opposed to real estate) Can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand).
1. Arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion.
2. In motion
3. Used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion
1. Corps en mouvement. La vitesse d'un mobile.
2. Motif. Le mobile du crime.
3. Téléphone (ou autre appareil) mobile.
In music, a piece consisting of sections the order of which may be varied at will or according to rules of association, so named after the example of Alexander Calder’s mobile sculpture. Examples include Henri Pousseur’s Mobile for two pianos 1956–58, and Mobile for Shakespeare 1959 by Roman Haubenstock-Ramati. See also aleatory music.