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mo·bi·lize

(mō'bi-līz),
1. To liberate material stored in the body; more specifically, to move a substance from tissue stores into the bloodstream.
2. To excite quiescent material to physiologic activity.
[Fr. mobiliser, to liberate, make ready, fr. L. mobilis, movable]

mobilize

(mō′bə-līz′)
v. mobi·lized, mobi·lizing, mobi·lizes
v.tr.
To release or make available, as cells or chemical substances: hormones that mobilize calcium from bones.

mo′bi·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

mobilize

(mō′bĭl-īz)
1. To incite to physiological action.
2. To render movable; to put in movement.
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It is undoubtedly our responsibility to take on this system, but to do that we need to be clear on what the target is and why we are mobilizing. Otherwise the storm can take over all hope and render the streets empty, for years to come.
Critique: An extraordinary and seminal work of impeccable scholarship, "Mobilizing without the Masses: Control and Contention in China" is informationally enhanced further with the inclusion of figures and tables, a nine page appendix (Political Ethnography), a sixteen page bibliography, and a seven page index.
Mobilizing patients in the intensive care unit: improving neuromuscular weakness and physical function.
And that is why we first studied the obstacles to mobilizing the domestic will to intervene in the United States (where our recommendations are making significant progress) and Canada (little progress yet) and why we are joining with national research teams in South Africa and Britain to prepare studies identifying the obstacles to mobilizing the will to intervene in their countries.
Faced with these climatic conditions and this unprecedented supply situation, GDF SUEZ said it is mobilizing all of its human and technical resources, as well as its expertise, to secure supply to its customers, including storage facilities, long-term import contracts of natural gas and liquefied natural gas and the chartering of an additional LNG carrier.
Mobilizing Minds is a book for sophisticated strategists, and while "big ideas" often trickle down to smaller organizations, it's hard to see how lesser companies can easily extrapolate its lessons for their needs.
As a reader and researcher, I would find Mobilizing Minds more credible if it were based on real life case examples rather than a fictional situation.
SCLERG has held several drills, starting with simply mobilizing personnel and progressing to a mock mutual-aid response outside the county.
On the phone, by e-mail, in any way she could, Alicia started mobilizing thousands of people in Miami, collecting all kinds of aid, speaking passionately about the need to organize, rescue, and reconstruct.
GAO examined (1) whether the Department of Defense (DOD) followed existing operation plans when mobilizing forces, (2) the extent to which responsible officials had visibility over the mobilization process, and (3) approaches the services have taken to provide predictability to reservists.
Far from mobilizing a broad popular front and realizing popular demands in Yucatan, by the end of his presidency Cardenas, had compromised and undermined his much-vaunted populism through a series of decisions that were politically expedient, but tragically short-sighted.