mobilize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v mobilize cause to move around "circulate a rumor"
    • v mobilize make ready for action or use "marshal resources"
    • v mobilize get ready for war
    • v mobilize call to arms; of military personnel
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments
    • mobilize To put in motion or in readiness for motion. Specifically
    • mobilize In naval affairs, more rarely, to make corresponding preparation of a fleet or squadron for active service on a war footing.
    • mobilize Milit., to prepare for motion or action; make ready for active operations, or for taking the field.
    • mobilize Also spelled mobilise.
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Quotations

  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
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    “The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.”
  • Susan Sontag
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    “Existence is no more than the precarious attainment of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past, present, and future.”
  • Robert Bresson
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    “Model. Two mobile eyes in a mobile head, itself on a mobile body.”

Usage

In literature:

If there is a British force there, it means to make an attack on Mobile or New Orleans.
"Captain Sam" by George Cary Eggleston
Mobilization of effort extended not only to the uniformed armed services but to the entire population.
"The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation"
Mobile Point, as it is called at this end of the neck, extends many miles to the eastward.
"A Victorious Union" by Oliver Optic
This little steamer we have just passed was bought for a Mobile man by my father.
"Fighting for the Right" by Oliver Optic
Temperature variation thus seems to have a stimulating effect on response, by increasing molecular mobility in some way.
"Response in the Living and Non-Living" by Jagadis Chunder Bose
That done, she opened another locker and reached for the mobile first-aid kit.
"Code Three" by Rick Raphael
That mobilization was a wonderful exhibition of military efficiency.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
He was preceded and followed by about one hundred Mobiles.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère
The Germans as well as Russians were mobilizing furiously.
"Secret History Revealed By Lady Peggy O'Malley" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
His chief worry lies in the clever way the enemy are now handling their mobile artillery.
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume I" by Ian Hamilton
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In poetry:

That Nature hath the mobile grace
To make life with our moods agree,
And so had grown the Loved One's face,
Since it nor checked nor chided me;
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
WHEN THE LEADERS SPEAK OF PEACE
The common folk know
That war is coming.
When the leaders curse war
The mobilization order is already written out.
"From A German War Primer" by Bertolt Brecht
"Something not alien quite
To tender ruth, perchance their breast shall fill,
Seeing him that was so mobile grown so still,
The fiery-veined so white.
"Don Rafael" by Emma Lazarus
He turned his field into a meeting-place,
And grew the tolerant ironic eye,
And formed the mobile money-changer's face,
And found the notion of equality.
"from In Time of War" by W H Auden
Mastro Spaghi, seduto--vicino alla lucerna,
Somigliava alla statua--dell'attenzione eterna.
Il morente lucignolo,--mobile e vaporoso,
Fissava sul suo cranio--un punto luminoso.
"Mastro Spaghi" by Ferdinando Fontana
It was long and long ago; we have grown proud since then and
you have grown bitter; life retains
Your mobile soft unquiet strength; and envies hardness, the
insolent quietness of stone.
"Continent's End" by Robinson Jeffers

In news:

The combination of Nextel's wireless service and mobile devices with Salesforce.com's on-demand model will help mobile sales reps access their critical customer and deal information any time, anywhere.
The Mobile County Health Department says a 75-year-old man from Mobile County has been diagnosed with the bacterial organism Vibrio vulnificus and is recovering in a local hospital.
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, left, is introduced by Scott Speck, music director of the Mobile Symphony, as he plays the Saenger Theatre Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012, in downtown Mobile, Ala.
Visage Mobile is a provider of on-demand subscriber management solutions for cable and mobile network service providers, and virtual service providers such as MVNOs.
Certs 4 Less launches mobile app, Nokia announces new mobiles and SAIC wins Army contract.
InMobi, a mobile-first technology platforms and an independent mobile ad network, today released its latest InMobi Insights Report, US edition.
Aqua Mobile Accelerator is designed to improve the mobile experience but isn't aimed at carriers.
Aegis Mobile Launches Mobile Privacy Monitoring Solution.
Mobile Local News takes the best features from the KBTX newscast and Web site and rolls them into a mobile experience that is a must on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Onset Technology is the leading provider of Mobile Messaging Management solutions, enabling organizations to leverage their mobile deployment to ensure communication continuity and uninterrupted access to information at all times.
Only 10 percent of mobile device owners are responsible for 90 percent of wireless network traffic, found a new study by Bytemobile, a mobile Internet platform provider.
A recent spate of releases continues to expand the marketplace for mobile CRM, even as mobile stalwart BlackBerry suffers yet another nationwide service interruption.
The Mobile Area Water & Sewer System responded to a sanitary sewer overflow today at a manhole near 5425 Springhill Woods Dr S in Mobile.
The KIRO 7 Mobile Tweetup once again showed the power of social media as Jenni Hogan and company collected 8,100 toys from the online community during a three-hour mobile toy drive.
Chinese Search Giant Goes Mobile A new smartphone OS is Baidu's bid to own mobile search.
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In science:

Halonen, T. and Ojala, T. 2006. Cross-layer design for providing service oriented architecture in a mobile Ad Hoc network. In Proceedings of the 5th international Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (Stanford, California, December 04 - 06, 2006). MUM '06, vol. 193. ACM Press, New York, NY, 11.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
Shan, X. and Shriram, A. 2006. Enterprise mobile applications based on presence and logical proximity. In Proceeding of the 2006 international Conference on Communications and Mobile Computing (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 03 - 06, 2006). IWCMC '06. ACM Press, New York, NY, 683-688.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
Mobile communication systems provide a diversity of highquality mobile applications and services, which require a multitude of operation modes.
Application Driven Joint Uplink-Downlink Optimization in Wireless Communications
The excess of a mobile is the number of black-white edges, plus twice the number of white-white edges, minus the number of buds. A mobile is weighted if a weight in R is associated to each non-bud half-edge.
A bijection for triangulations, quadrangulations, pentagulations, etc
Indeed, through the mapping Φ+ applied to a weighted biorientation in B , the weight of each half-edge is given to exactly one half-edge of the corresponding mobile, so that there is absolutely no weight constraint on the mobiles.
A bijection for triangulations, quadrangulations, pentagulations, etc
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