mobilisation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mobilisation act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
    • n mobilisation act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action "mobilization of the country's economic resources"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mobilisation See mobilization, mobilise.
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Usage

In literature:

We were to be mowed down, mowed down and sabred before we had time to mobilise.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
From the first it became quite evident that the German system of mobilisation was quicker than the French.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
The Transvaal commandos had mobilised upon September 27, and those of the Free State on October 2.
"The War in South Africa" by Arthur Conan Doyle
With the complete mobilisation of the Brigade the number of chaplains in the camp was brought up to four.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
The cloud of war was drifting up from the east, and the French Army was mobilising for the Great War.
"Mud and Khaki" by Vernon Bartlett
Meanwhile ominous fact that by way of precaution other Powers are preparing to mobilise.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, August 5th, 1914" by Various
It mobilises all love and passion and delight in the world and sends it flowing past one's door.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
The plan of mobilisation, long prepared and complete in all particulars, worked with perfect success.
"Lord Milner's Work in South Africa" by W. Basil Worsfold
When the War broke out we wrote to the War Office, offering to mobilise Humphrey.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 14, 1914" by Various
Suppose Austria mobilises against her?
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
Once, however, mobilisation had been ordered the militiamen were replaced by men who had volunteered for active service.
"From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade" by Frederic C. Curry
So can that black-eyed army Madame Beattie has mobilised.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
He believed in military mobilisation based on occupational qualifications.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
Mobilisation stores begin to trickle into the quartermaster's reservoir.
"Cavalry of the Clouds" by Alan Bott
It was war, pure and simple, and a large force had been mobilised to quell it.
"Forging the Blades" by Bertram Mitford
As a soldier, Dalroy was amazed at the speed and annihilating completeness of the German mobilisation.
"The Day of Wrath" by Louis Tracy
But not in the district that I have had the pleasure of mobilising.
"Regina or the Sins of the Fathers" by Hermann Sudermann
Valaine and Antoinette, whose journey had been greatly delayed by the mobilisation.
"Six Women and the Invasion" by Gabrielle Yerta
It mobilised, as with a lightning instinct, the entire available forces of the being.
"The Promise of Air" by Algernon Blackwood
Orders have been given to mobilise, and armies have stood ready to come to grips.
"Her Royal Highness" by William Le Queux
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In news:

Israel's biggest snap military drill in years mobilised.
Now the latest target of humanitarian relief, international organisations, national governments, and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are rightly mobilising.
Election in hands of rich as extremists mobilise .
Demonstrators march during a protest on a day of mobilisation against austerity measures by workers in southern Europe on November 14, 2012 in Rome.
WRAPUP 6-Israel hits Hamas government buildings, reservists mobilised.
WRAPUP 5-Israel hits Hamas govt buildings as reservists mobilised.
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In science:

This strength will enable the FuturICT team to quickly mobilise the human and financial resources to achieve powerful breakthroughs during the first 30 months of the project, in the FP7 phase.
FuturICT
As a further illustration of how important it is to mobilise all the high energy observations to try to figure out the principles which govern the behavior of high temperature plasma, let me introduce a second “cosmic ray” paradox relating to the acceleration and propagation of Galactic cosmic rays.
The Phenomena of High Energy Astrophysics
F. Funk, J.P. Lenders, R.R. Crichton, W. Schneider, Reductive mobilisation of ferritin iron, Eur. J. Biochem. 152 (1985)167-172.
Effects of pyruvate administration on infarct volume and neurological deficits following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats
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