|1.||having freedom of movement; movable|
|2.||changing quickly in expression: a mobile face|
|3.||sociol (of individuals or social groups) moving within and between classes, occupations, and localities: upwardly mobile|
|4.||(of military forces) able to move freely and quickly to any given area|
|5.||informal (postpositive) having transport available: are you mobile tonight?|
|6.||a. a sculpture suspended in midair with delicately balanced parts that are set in motion by air currents|
|b. Compare stabile (as modifier): mobile sculpture|
|7.||short for mobile phone|
|[C15: via Old French from Latin mōbilis, from movēre to move]|
A sculpture made up of suspended shapes that move.
Note: Alexander Calder, a twentieth-century American sculptor, is known for his mobiles.