- one of the distinct geographical areas covered by a radio transmitter in a cellular phone system.
- cell phone.
verb (used without object)
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Origin of cell
OTHER WORDS FROM cellcell-like, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for cell
Celling was an ardent scholar, and one of the earliest in England who cultivated Greek learning.
You remember when we were celling together on that upper range, on R; you were in the stocking shop then, weren't you?Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
Slowly he made a circuit of the platform, examining the walls and celling.Star Born|Andre Norton
British Dictionary definitions for cell (1 of 2)
Derived forms of cellcell-like, adjective
Word Origin for cell
British Dictionary definitions for cell (2 of 2)
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Scientific definitions for cell
Other words from cellcellular adjective
Cultural definitions for cell (1 of 2)
A region of the atmosphere in which air tends to circulate without flowing outward.
Cultural definitions for cell (2 of 2)
The basic unit of all living things except viruses. In advanced organisms, cells consist of a nucleus (which contains genetic material), cytoplasm, and organelles, all of which are surrounded by a cell membrane.