Arc vs Mobile - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between arc and mobile

is that arc is (astronomy) that part of a circle which a heavenly body appears to pass through as it moves above and below the horizon while mobile is a sculpture or decorative arrangement made of items hanging so that they can move independently from each other ().

As a verb arc

is to move following a curved path.

As an adjective mobile is

capable of being moved.

arc

English

(wikipedia arc)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (astronomy) That part of a circle which a heavenly body appears to pass through as it moves above and below the horizon.
  • (geometry) A continuous part of the circumference of a circle (circular arc) or of an other curve.
  • A curve, in general.
  • A band contained within parallel curves, or something of that shape.
  • (electrics) A flow of current across an insulating medium; especially a hot, luminous discharge between either two electrodes or as lightning.
  • A story arc.
  • (mathematics) A continuous mapping from a real interval (typically [0, 1]) into a space.
  • (graph theory) A directed edge.
  • Synonyms

    * (curve) curve, swoop * (circular arc) circular arc, circle segment * (directed edge) arrow, directed edge

    Verb

  • To move following a curved path.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=February 4 , author=Gareth Roberts , title=Wales 19-26 England , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Gatland's side got back to within striking distance when fly-half Jones's clever pass sent centre Jonathan Davies arcing round Shontayne Hape.}}
  • To form an electrical arc.
  • Anagrams

    * * * ----

    mobile

    English

    (wikipedia mobile)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Capable of being moved.
  • By agency of mobile phones.
  • * {{quote-magazine, title=An internet of airborne things, date=2012-12-01, volume=405, issue=8813, page=3 (Technology Quarterly), magazine= citation
  • , passage=A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer. A supplier many miles away would then take the part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.}}
  • Characterized by an extreme degree of fluidity; moving or flowing with great freedom.
  • Mercury is a mobile liquid.
  • Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable; changeable; fickle.
  • (Testament of Love)
  • * Hawthorne
  • the quick and mobile curiosity of her disposition
  • Changing in appearance and expression under the influence of the mind.
  • mobile features
  • (biology) Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited; capable of spontaneous movement.
  • Antonyms

    * fixed * immobile * sessile

    Derived terms

    * MASH * mobile library * mobile phone * mobile station

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A sculpture or decorative arrangement made of items hanging so that they can move independently from each other ().
  • A mobile phone ().
  • Something that can move.
  • Anagrams

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