bookmobile
noun Date: 1926 a truck that serves as a traveling library

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bookmobile — ☆ bookmobile [book′mō bēl΄, book′məbēl΄ ] n. [ BOOK + MOBILE] a traveling lending library transported in a truck, trailer, etc. to small towns or rural areas lacking permanent libraries …   English World dictionary

  • Bookmobile — The bookmobile of the Ottawa Public Library at the Sunnyside branch, its former headquarters. Note the backwards branding (in both English and French, owing to Ottawa s large francophone population) above the windshield. This particular model is… …   Wikipedia

  • bookmobile — /book meuh beel , moh /, n. an automobile, small truck, or trailer constructed to carry books and serve as a traveling library, as for communities where libraries are not accessible. [1935 40; BOOK + MOBILE] * * * also called  Book Van, or… …   Universalium

  • bookmobile — UK [ˈbʊkməʊˌbiːl] / US [ˈbʊkmoʊˌbɪl] noun [countable] Word forms bookmobile : singular bookmobile plural bookmobiles American a mobile library …   English dictionary

  • bookmobile — noun A mobile library; especially, a large van designed to transport a portion of some librarys collection …   Wiktionary

  • Bookmobile — Передвижной книжный магазин или передвижная библиотека …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • bookmobile — book|mo|bile [ˈbukməbi:l] n AmE a vehicle that contains a library and travels to different places so that people can use it British Equivalent: mobile library …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bookmobile — book|mo|bile [ bukmou,bil ] noun count AMERICAN a vehicle with a small library inside it, that travels around so that people can use it in different places …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bookmobile — məʊ‚biːl n. truck that serves as a traveling library …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bookmobile — [ bʊkməˌbi:l] noun N. Amer. a mobile library …   English new terms dictionary

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