Mobile vs Motile what difference

what is difference between Mobile and Motile

English

Etymology

From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin mōbilis (easy to be moved, moveable), from moveō (move).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈməʊbaɪl/, /ˈməʊbʌɪl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmoʊbəl/, /ˈmoʊbil/, /ˈmoʊbaɪl/, sculpture always IPA(key): /ˈmoʊbil/

Adjective

mobile (comparative more mobile, superlative most mobile)

  1. Capable of being moved, especially on wheels.
    Antonyms: fixed, immobile, sessile, stationary
  2. Pertaining to or by agency of mobile phones.
  3. Characterized by an extreme degree of fluidity; moving or flowing with great freedom.
  4. Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable; changeable; fickle.
    Synonyms: excitable, fickle
  5. Changing in appearance and expression under the influence of the mind.
  6. (biology) Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited; capable of spontaneous movement.

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

mobile (plural mobiles)

  1. (art) A kinetic sculpture or decorative arrangement made of items hanging so that they can move independently from each other.
  2. (telephony, Britain) Ellipsis of mobile phone
    Synonym: cell phone
  3. (uncountable, Internet) The internet accessed via mobile devices.
  4. Something that can move.

Translations

Related terms

Further reading

  • mobile in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • mobile in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • mobile at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • mobile on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • mobile phone on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • mobile (sculpture) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • bemoil, emboil, emboli

Danish

Adjective

mobile

  1. definite of mobil
  2. plural of mobil

Finnish

Etymology

< English mobile

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmobile/, [ˈmo̞bile̞] (nalle-type declension)
  • IPA(key): /ˈmobileˣ/, [ˈmo̞bile̞(ʔ)] (hame-type declension)
  • Rhymes: -obile
  • Syllabification: mo‧bi‧le

Noun

mobile

  1. mobile (kinetic sculpture)

Declension


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin mōbilis. Doublet of meuble.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɔ.bil/

Adjective

mobile (plural mobiles)

  1. mobile
  2. moving
  3. movable

Derived terms

Noun

mobile m (plural mobiles)

  1. (physics) moving body
  2. mobile (decoration)
  3. motive (for an action, for a crime)
  4. mobile phone; Ellipsis of téléphone mobile
    Synonyms: cell, téléphone cellulaire, cellulaire, téléphone mobile, téléphone portable, portable

Further reading

  • “mobile” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

German

Pronunciation

Adjective

mobile

  1. inflection of mobil:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Italian

Etymology

Probably borrowed from Latin mōbilis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.bi.le/
  • Rhymes: -ɔbile

Adjective

mobile (plural mobili)

  1. movable, mobile
    Antonym: immobile
  2. moving

Noun

mobile m (plural mobili)

  1. (in the singular) piece of furniture (item of furniture)
  2. (in the plural) furniture
    Synonyms: mobilia, mobilio, arredamento
  3. (heraldry) charge
  4. mobile (cellular phone)
    Synonyms: cellulare, telefonino
    Antonym: fisso

Related terms

Anagrams

  • emboli

Latin

Adjective

mōbile

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular of mōbilis

References

  • mobile in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Norwegian Bokmål

Adjective

mobile

  1. definite singular of mobil
  2. plural of mobil

Norwegian Nynorsk

Adjective

mobile

  1. definite singular of mobil
  2. plural of mobil

Swedish

Adjective

mobile

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of mobil.


English

Etymology

From Latin mōtus, perfect passive participle of moveō (I move) (English move).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈməʊtaɪl/

Adjective

motile (comparative more motile, superlative most motile)

  1. (biology) Having the power to move spontaneously.
  2. Producing motion.
    motile powers
  3. (psychology) Of or relating to those mental images that arise from the sensations of bodily movement and position.

Antonyms

  • sessile

Related terms

  • audile
  • verbile
  • visile

Translations

Noun

motile (plural motiles)

  1. (psychology) A person whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action, such as incipient pronunciation of words, muscular innervations, etc.

Anagrams

  • Melito

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