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mo·bile phone

 (mō′bəl, -bēl′, -bīl′)

mobile phone

n
(Telecommunications) a portable telephone that works by means of a cellular radio system

mo′bile phone′


n.
any wireless telephone that operates over a relatively large area, as a cellular phone or PCS phone.

mobile phone

cellphone
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mobile phone - a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receivermobile phone - a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver
radiophone, radiotelephone, wireless telephone - a telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables
Translations
mobilní telefon
mobiltelefon
matkapuhelinkännykkä
mobilni telefon
farsímigemsiGSM-sími
携帯電話
휴대폰
mobiltelefonmobil
โทรศัพท์มือถือ
điện thoại di động

mobile phone

ntelefonino

mobile

(ˈmoubail) adjective
1. able to move. The van supplying country districts with library books is called a mobile library; The old lady is no longer mobile – she has to stay in bed all day.
2. able to move or be moved quickly or easily. Most of the furniture is very light and mobile.
3. (of someone's features or face) changing easily in expression.
moˈbility (-ˈbi-) noun
ˈmobilize, ˈmobilise (-bi-) verb
to make (especially troops, an army etc), or become, ready for use or action.
ˌmobiliˈzation, ˌmobiliˈsation (-bi-) noun
mobile phone (also mobile) see cellular phone.

mobile phone

هَاتِفٌ جَوَال mobilní telefon mobiltelefon Mobiltelefon κινητό τηλέφωνο teléfono móvil matkapuhelin téléphone portable mobilni telefon telefono cellulare 携帯電話 휴대폰 mobiele telefoon mobiltelefon telefon komórkowy telefone celular, telemóvel мобильный телефон mobiltelefon โทรศัพท์มือถือ cep telefonu điện thoại di động 移动电话
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