Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A motor vehicle equipped for collecting blood from donors.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A vehicle outfitted to collect blood from donors.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a motor vehicle equipped to collect blood donations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a motor vehicle equipped to collect blood donations

Etymologies

blood + (auto)mobile.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
blood +‎ -mobile (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Potomac Falls; the bloodmobile will be in the parking lot in front of the building, 703-621-3372.

    Loudoun and Fauquier counties health calendar

  • Plot complications involve a raided bloodmobile, a trip to Comic-Con and the zealous vampire hunter from a TV show.

    Christina Diaz Gonzalez's “The Red Umbrella” and Adam Rex's “Fat Vampire”

  • Picking up that theme, the Michigan delegation organized a blood drive for Tuesday, corralling a Red Cross bloodmobile and inviting other delegations to help, although there have been no injuries from the storm so far.

    Convention Parties Strive

  • The international supply is already at a low reserve level, which is why most ARC, bloodmobile, and hospital donor centers have “Critical Need” signs out.

    EP083: Ulla

  • Well, today was the shelter ... tomorrow its the bloodmobile!

    moschikat Diary Entry

  • It was a damn bloodmobile with all the requisite Red Cross stickers.

    Violets Are Blue

  • Avila, who in May tussled with bloodmobile workers who had parked in front of the Health and Welfare Building, apparently impinging on Avila's designated space.

    PhillyDeals

  • On May 10, a bloodmobile from the Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank was parked in front of the Health and Welfare Building, apparently impinging on Avila's designated space.

    PhillyDeals

  • This aide "was rather unpleasant to the bloodmobile employees and told them that no one had gotten the secretary's permission to use his space," said a copy of the complaint obtained by The Inquirer.

    PhillyDeals

  • As The Inquirer reported in July, a welfare department employee complained in writing of having been in line to give blood when an Avila aide arrived and insisted that the bloodmobile back up so the aide could park Avila's car in his space.

    PhillyDeals

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  • And, by the way, I do need to learn to use emoticons. I've never thought I had need of them, but I do now.

    June 19, 2007

  • You remind me that I am overdue to give blood! As soon as I get over this cold, I will.

    June 19, 2007

  • I know, I was being facetious. I've been a donor for as long as I've been able. Actually I was prompted to mention the bloodmobile here because it's parked just outside the office today. I'm going to head over there at lunchtime if it's still around. :-)

    June 19, 2007

  • A clever association. It does not really hurt, though. And they give you cookies.

    June 19, 2007

  • Like the bookmobile, only they take from you. Until it hurts.

    June 19, 2007