- one of the distinct geographical areas covered by a radio transmitter in a cellular phone system.
- cell phone.
Origin of cell
OTHER WORDS FROM cellcell-like, adjective
How to use cell in a sentence
There are millions of stories that end with black boys in jail cells.
Hollywood might possibly fear North Korean sleeper cells capable of blowing up theaters that screen anti-Nork films.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The cells are austere—essentially hardened trailers—that cost about $40,000 each to build.
In fact, four of 20 cells at Cobalt were found to have bars across the cell to allow this.
African-Americans, wrote Mailer, “known down to the cells of [their] existence that life is war, nothing but war.”
Beginners must be warned against mistaking the edges of cells, or particles which have retained the red stain, for bacilli.
Renal cells are abundant in parenchymatous nephritis, especially the acute form.
(a) Epithelial casts contain epithelial cells from the renal tubules.
They are cells which have been highly differentiated for the purpose of carrying oxygen from the lungs to the tissues.
Yeast-cells are smooth, colorless, highly refractive, spheric or ovoid cells.
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)
Medical definitions for cell
Scientific definitions for cell
Other words from cellcellular adjective
Cultural definitions for cell (1 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.
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Cultural definitions for cell (2 of 2)
A region of the atmosphere in which air tends to circulate without flowing outward.