Anatomy, Zoology, Botany. a cavity or receptacle containing air.
Electricity. a cell in which the positive electrode is depolarized by the oxygen in the air.
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- air cargo,
- air carrier,
- air casing,
- air cavalry,
- air cavalryman,
- air chamber,
- air chief marshal,
- air cleaner,
- air coach,
- air cock
Origin of air cell
First recorded in 1780–90
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Examples from the Web for air cell
A terminal dilation of the bronchiole where gas exchange is thought to occur.
Spaces that contain air in the bones of the skull.
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