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Fixed vs. Mobile

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Fixed

Firmly in position; stationary
A fixed dwelling.
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Mobile

Able to move or be moved freely or easily
He has a weight problem and is not very mobile
Highly mobile international capital
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Fixed

Determined; established; set
At a fixed time.
A fixed price.
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Mobile

Relating to mobile phones, handheld computers, and similar technology
A mobile device
The next generation of mobile networks
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Fixed

Not subject to change or variation; unchanging
Pensioners on a fixed income.
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Mobile

Able or willing to move easily or freely between occupations, places of residence, or social classes
An increasingly mobile society
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Fixed

Not readily evaporating; nonvolatile.
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Mobile

An industrial city and port on the coast of southern Alabama; population 191,022 (est. 2008).
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Fixed

Being in a stable, combined form
Fixed nitrogen.
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Mobile

Capable of moving or of being moved readily from place to place
A mobile organism.
A mobile missile system.
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Fixed

Firmly, often dogmatically held
Fixed beliefs.
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Mobile

Of or relating to wireless communication devices, such as cellphones.
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Fixed

Persistently occurring in the mind; obsessive
A fixed, delusive notion.
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Mobile

Capable of moving or changing quickly from one state or condition to another
A mobile, expressive face.
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Fixed

Supplied, especially with funds. Often used in combination
A well-fixed bachelor.
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Mobile

Fluid; unstable
A mobile situation following the coup.
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Fixed

Illegally prearranged as to outcome
A fixed election.
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Mobile

Marked by the easy intermixing of different social groups
A mobile community.
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Fixed

Simple past tense and past participle of fix
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Mobile

Moving relatively easily from one social class or level to another
An upwardly mobile generation.
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Fixed

Not changing, not able to be changed, staying the same.
Fixed assets
I work fixed hours for a fixed salary.
Every religion has its own fixed ideas.
He looked at me with a fixed glare.
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Mobile

Tending to travel and relocate frequently
A restless, mobile society.
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Fixed

Stationary.
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Mobile

Flowing freely; fluid
A mobile liquid.
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Fixed

Attached; affixed.
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Mobile

(mōbēl′) A type of sculpture consisting of carefully equilibrated parts that move, especially in response to air currents.
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Fixed

Chemically stable.
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Mobile

A mobile phone.
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Fixed

Supplied with what one needs.
She's nicely fixed after two divorce settlements.
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Mobile

Capable of being moved, especially on wheels.
A mobile home
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Fixed

(legal) Of sound, recorded on a permanent medium.
In the United States, recordings are only granted copyright protection when the sounds in the recording were fixed and first published on or after February 15, 1972.
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Mobile

Pertaining to or by agency of mobile phones.
Mobile number
Mobile internet
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Fixed

Surgically rendered infertile (spayed, neutered or castrated).
A fixed tomcat; the she-cat has been fixed
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Mobile

Characterized by an extreme degree of fluidity; moving or flowing with great freedom.
Mercury is a mobile liquid.
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Fixed

Rigged; fraudulently prearranged.
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Mobile

Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable; changeable; fickle.
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Fixed

(of a problem) Resolved; corrected.
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Mobile

Changing in appearance and expression under the influence of the mind.
Mobile features
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Fixed

Repaired
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Mobile

(biology) Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited; capable of spontaneous movement.
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Fixed

Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm; imovable; unalterable.
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Mobile

(arts) A kinetic sculpture or decorative arrangement made of items hanging so that they can move independently from each other.
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Fixed

Stable; non-volatile.
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Mobile

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Fixed

(of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
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Mobile

The internet accessed via mobile devices.
There are many business opportunities in mobile
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Fixed

Fixed and unmoving;
With eyes set in a fixed glassy stare
His bearded face already has a set hollow look
A face rigid with pain
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Mobile

One who or moves, or who can move (e.g. to travel to a different place).
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Fixed

Securely placed or fastened or set;
A fixed piece of wood
A fixed resistor
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Mobile

Capable of being moved; not fixed in place or condition; movable.
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Fixed

Intent and directed steadily;
Had her gaze fastened on the stranger
A fixed expresson
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Mobile

Characterized by an extreme degree of fluidity; moving or flowing with great freedom; as, benzine and mercury are mobile liquids; - opposed to viscous, viscoidal, or oily.
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Fixed

Incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g.
Frozen prices
Living on fixed incomes
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Mobile

Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable; changeable; fickle.
The quick and mobile curiosity of her disposition.
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Fixed

Mended or put in working order;
A reconditioned sewing machine
A repaired vacuum cleaner
The broken lock is now fixed
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Mobile

Changing in appearance and expression under the influence of the mind; as, mobile features.
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Fixed

Not increasing as the amount taxed increases
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Mobile

Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited; capable of spontaneous movement.
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Fixed

Specified in advance;
A given number
We will meet at a given time and location
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Mobile

Capable of moving readily, or moving frequenty from place to place; as, a mobile work force.
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Fixed

Directed with intense concentration;
A fixed stare
An intent gaze
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Mobile

Having motor vehicles to permit movement from place to place; as, a mobile library; a mobile hospital.
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Mobile

The mob; the populace.
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Mobile

A form of sculpture having several sheets or rods of a stiff material attached to each other by thin wire or twine in a balanced and artfully arranged tree configuration, with the topmost member suspended in air from a support so that the parts may move independently when set in motion by a current of air.
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Mobile

A river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
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Mobile

A port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay
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Mobile

Sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
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Mobile

Moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place);
A mobile missile system
The tongue is...the most mobile articulator
Aug 10, 2022

Mobile

(of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently;
A restless mobile society
The nomadic habits of the Bedouins
Believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future
Wandering tribes
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Mobile

Having transportation available
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Mobile

Capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another;
A highly mobile face
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Mobile

Affording change (especially in social status);
Britain is not a truly fluid society
Upwardly mobile
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