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Definition of the noun Moby

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noun

  1. [British] a mobile phone

People

  1. Moby: Richard Melville Hall, known by his stage name Moby, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer. He is well known for his electronic music, vegan lifestyle, and support of animal rights. Moby has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. AllMusic considers him "one of the most important dance music figures of the early '90s, helping bring the music to a mainstream audience both in the UK and in America".
    • also known as DJ Moby, Richard Melville Hall, Richard 'Moby' Hall, Tim Eaton, Brainstorm, Voodoo Child, Schaumgummi, Richard Hall
    • born on (50 years ago) in Harlem, child of Elizabeth McBride Hall and James Frederick Hall
    • nationality: United States of America
    • education: State University of New York at Purchase
    • profession: Disc jockey, musician, singer-songwriter, film score composer, photographer, actor
    • member of musical groups:
    • genres: Ambient music, House music, Electronica, Techno, Downtempo, Electronic music, Alternative rock, Pop rock, Electronic dance music, Electronic rock, Hardcore punk, Punk rock, Trip hop, Acid house, Experimental music
    • albums: "Slipping Away (Crier la vie)", "The Story So Far", "Hymn", "Feeling So Real", "Into the Blue", "Come On Baby", "Honey (remixes)", "Run On", "Bodyrock", "Play", "Porcelain", "We Are All Made of Stars", "Extreme Ways", "18 B Sides (DVD: The Outtakes and Bonus Songs)", "The End of Everything", "Baby Monkey", "Demons", "Dog Heaven", "Why Can't It Stop?", "Higher", "Voodoo Child", "Emptiness", "MobySongs 1993–1998", "ITunes Originals – Moby", "Go: The Very Best of Moby", "Last Night", "Demons/Horses", "Instinct Dance", "A Night in NYC", "Wait for Me (Remixes)", "U.H.F.", "Moby", "Rare: The Collected B-Sides: 1989-1993", "Go: The Very Best of Moby Remixed", "Everything Is Wrong", "Early Underground", "Destroyed", "Be the One", "Ambient", "Drop a Beat", "Disk", "Bring Back My Happiness", "Dream About Me", "Alice", "Extra Play", "Jam for the Ladies", "I Like to Score", "Raining Again", "In This World"
    • filmography:
    • TV series: "I Love the New Millennium"
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best Electronic
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance - "Body Rock"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album - "Play"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording - "Natural Blues"
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video - "Natural Blues"
        • nominated to Brit Award for International Male Solo Artist
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best Video - "Natural Blues"
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best Album - "Play"
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best Electronic
        • MTV Europe Music Award for Best Video - "Natural Blues"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Music Film - "Play the DVD"
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video - "South Side", with Gwen Stefani
        • nominated to NME Award for Best Dance Act
        • MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video - "South Side", with Gwen Stefani
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance - "18"
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography - "We Are All Made of Stars" (Director of Photography: Brad Rushing)
        • nominated to Billboard Music Award for Electronic Albums Artist of the Year
        • nominated to Billboard Music Award for Electronic Album of the Year - "18"
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best Electronic
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Web Award - "Www.moby.com"
        • MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography - "We Are All Made of Stars" (Director of Photography: Brad Rushing)
        • Billboard Music Award for Electronic Albums Artist of the Year
        • Billboard Music Award for Electronic Album of the Year - "18"
        • MTV Europe Music Award for Web Award - "Www.moby.com"
        • nominated to Brit Award for International Male Solo Artist
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best Electronic
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best Male
        • nominated to Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Male Artist - "Hotel"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album - "Last Night"
    • official website: www.moby.com
  2. Moby a.k.a. Phil Dalhausser: Philip "Phil" Peter Dalhausser is an American professional beach volleyball player. He and his former playing partner, Todd Rogers, are the 2007 AVP Tour champions and the reigning FIVB world champions.
  3. Moby a.k.a. Frédéric Motte: Frédéric "Elmobo" Motte is a music producer and composer. He started toying with computer music when he got his hands on his first computer in 1983.
  4. Moby is a voice actor.
  5. Moby a.k.a. Okamoto Takuya is a musical artist.

There are other people with in their name, like Pete Moby, Ishmael Moby and Moby Benedict.

Characters

  1. Moby is a fictional film character.
  2. Moby is a fictional character from the 2013 film Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla.
  3. Moby is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Moby Dick and Moby-Dick.

Music

"Moby": Moby is the debut studio album by American electronica musician Moby, released in 1992 on Instinct Records on July 27, 1992.

Miscellanea

  1. The Moby programming language is an experiment in computer programming, design and implementation.The Moby project started out as a testbed for the design of ML2000.
  2. Moby is a transport operator.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Moby

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Google previewPop Music and Easy Listening (2017)

by Stan Hawkins

Like Lomax, Moby is a white interlocutor of African-American voices who is crossing long abandoned roads; and that choice is fraught with a country's worth of emotion. As these songs join in with the rest of the album — traces of hip-hop, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

The myth surrounding Moby Grape continues to grow as more (outrageous) stories come to light. There is an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Recorded Sound (2004)

by Frank Hoffmann

Moby Grape will always be identified with the worst excesses of record industry hype arising from the excitement engendered by the San Francisco Sound. With the Summer of Love (1967) gathering momentum and leading Bay Area bands ...

Google previewThe New Hacker's Dictionary (1996)

by Eric S. Raymond

moby o- moby 307 with the one before it on the screen, except when the cursor is at the end of a line, in which case the two characters before the cursor are exchanged. While this behavior is perhaps surprising, and certainly inconsistent, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Juvenile Violence (2007)

by Laura L. Finley

One of the more ambitious programs was New York City's Mobilization for Youth ( MOBY), which received more than $50 million...

MOBY was intended to create employment opportunities, increase job skills of youth, help minorities overcome ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments (2008)

by Michael Lück

Klein MMPA: see Marine Mammal Protection Act Moby Dick (see ...

Google previewAmerican Masculinities: A Historical Encyclopedia (2003)

by Bret Carroll

Herman Melville's Moby Dick; or, The Whale (1851) describes...

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Scrabble value of M3O1B3Y4

The value of this 4-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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