American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not mobile; incapable of moving or of being moved; immovable; fixed; stable.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Incapable of being moved; immovable; fixed; stable.
- adj. securely fixed in place
- adj. not capable of movement or of being moved
- From Latin immobilis. (Wiktionary)
“Ive learned which observation American English as dynamic rsther than than immobile is helpful for a classroom.”
“Property is "immobile" capital within the U.S., and an investment in such an asset signals belief in the country's prosperity.”
“I could make good use of it now as I am kind of immobile for a while.”
“If, on the other hand, we fight with 'immobile' detachments, one cannot at once pursue one's successes with the same body of troops with which such success has been won.”
“She later told investigators that after the delivery, she felt "immobile," collapsed and slept for several hours.”
“Secondly, even, as the correspondent offers us her 'immobile' camera theory on the commentary, we can see the frame moving, as the camera pans, tilts, zooms, exactly as CCTV cameras are programmed to do.”
“In cases in which these conditions cannot be complied with, which in practice will often arise, their security must be provided for by a sufficient reserve of mounted men, particularly when the enemy's Cavalry is in the vicinity, for 'immobile' detachments are practically at the mercy of every mounted patrol; and as a further precaution it will be well to spread around them a sufficient web of reconnoitring and security patrols, and to arrange for the support of one's own batteries.”
“immobile' detachments during, 92; action, breaking off a, 94; action, duties of dismounted men during, 259”
“He stuck his head in his shell and pretty much refused to come out but otherwise was immobile.”
“It's either be immobile for the rest of her life or go for an operation and see if it'll work.”
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