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Mob commonly refers to a crowd of people (from Latin mobile vulgus, ).
Mob or mobbing may also refer to: Crowded People
In bullying and intimidation
- Mob (video gaming), a monster or non-player character in a computer game, short for "mobile"
- Smart mob, a temporary self-structuring social organization, coordinated through telecommunication
In law, law enforcement, and politics
- Mobbing (Scots law)
- An angry mob; see ochlocracy
- The Mobile Party, the people in the streets, appealed to by an English politician lacking support in Parliament (17th & 18th centuries). "A politician who lacked backing in Parliament referred to his “mobile party”— the people in the streets. (This was the origin of “mob.”)" T.R. Fehrenbach
In other uses
- Flash mob, social phenomenon
- Australian A flock or herd of animals (example: a mob of kangaroos)
- "mob", colloquial and short for mobilization
MOB may mean:
- Money Over Bitches, slang used by Ross Landry in Atlanta, but originated in his home state of Louisiana
- Magyar Olimpiai Bizottság, National Olympic Committee of Hungary
- Mail-order bride, a woman who publishes her intent to marry someone from another country
- Main Operating Base, an overseas, permanently manned, well protected base, used to support permanently deployed forces, and with robust sea and/or air access
- Man overboard, a person has fallen off a boat or ship into the water and is in need of rescue
- Marching Owl Band, the Rice University "marching band"
- Mars or Bust, a slogan used within the American Scientific Community to promote a manned space mission to the planet Mars
- Mission of Burma, an American post-punk band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1979
- Mobile offshore base, a concept for supporting military operations where conventional land bases are not available
- Mobile Regional Airport (IATA airport code), located in Mobile, Alabama
- Montreux-Oberland Bernois, Swiss railway
- Movable object block, used in computer graphics
- Member of Bloods, a member of the Bloods street gang
- Motos Operacionais de Bombeiros, motorcycles used as ambulances in Brazil: see Motorcycle ambulance#Brazil
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