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mobilization

[‚mō·bə·lə′zā·shən]
(geology)
Any process by which solid rock becomes sufficiently soft and plastic to permit it to flow or to permit geochemical migration of the mobile components.

mobilization

see POLITICAL MOBILIZATION.
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Indeed, subsequent documentation indicates that Major General Monkevits, now GUGSh First Over-Quartermaster, simply assumed that the Austro-Hungarian army would have completed its mobilization by 25 July/6 August; this assumption meant that Monkevits dated the onset of Austro-Hungarian general mobilization roughly to the time of partial mobilization against Serbia (see Memorandum, Alekseev to Ivanov, 24 July 1914, RGVIA, f.
Announcing a general mobilization means depleting the national economy and dedicating all of the country's resources to war.
Khartoum, May 8 (SUNA)- The National Assembly declared in its sitting Wednesday the state of general mobilization and the lifting of its sitting in the next week.
Circles close to Tehran are hinting that the general mobilization that has been launched could go farther than this, as Iran insists on not losing its most important card in the region, namely Syria.
Law 87 can only be used in a state of general mobilization, which is only announced when preparing for a war.
Mohammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti said that the all-out invasion targeting Syria necessitates general mobilization.
Khartoum, Jumada I 19, 1433, Apr 11, 2012, SPA -- The Sudanese Parliament declared, in its session today, the general mobilization to tackle the current security situation, to stop negotiation with the South Sudan and to withdraw, immediately, its negotiating delegation.
His description, for example, of Russia's general mobilization as "not an aggressive act" and "not by any standard a violation of norms" suggests an incomplete understanding of the complexities and dangers of a general mobilization (55).
His goal was to have these individuals available and fully familiar with their immediate assignments in case of general mobilization.
Faced with such a masquerade, general mobilization in the streets remains the most appropriate way for people to make themselves heard.
He said once the president has declared a state of war, command of the island's troops would automatically be transferred to the chief of the general staff, while the defense minister would be in charge of general mobilization and logistic support.
We look forward to supporting the Navy by providing general mobilization services on mission-critical assignments around the world.

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