mobile unit

  1. a vehicle supplied with the basic equipment or materials necessary for a particular purpose, as for televising on location or being used as an x-ray or inoculation clinic.

  2. a transceiver in a vehicle or carried by a person.

Origin of mobile unit

First recorded in 1930–35

Words Nearby mobile unit Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use mobile unit in a sentence

  • Their mobile unit was held up that day in a little ruined city.

    Leerie | Ruth Sawyer
  • The division had continued its drive, but slowly, and no orders had come for the mobile unit to go forward.

    Leerie | Ruth Sawyer