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Related / Similar Words: electric cell, jail cell, prison cell, cubicle, cellular telephone, cellular phone, cellphone, mobile phone, cadre

 

Definition:
  • (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; cells may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals;
  • a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction;
  • a room where a prisoner is kept;
  • small room is which a monk or nun lives;
  • any small compartment; "the cells of a honeycomb";
  • a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections (cells), each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver;
  • a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement;

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    Hyponyms: blastomere, flagellated cell, Kupffer's cell, beta cell, somatic cell, vegetative cell, blastema, zygote, fertilized ovum, parthenote, embryonic cell, formative cell, akaryocyte, akaryote, acaryote, reproductive cell, germ cell, gametocyte, polar body, Leydig cell, Leydig's cell, Sertoli cell, Sertoli's cell, archespore, archesporium, daughter cell, mother cell, arthrospore, electrolytic cell, fuel cell, solar cell, photovoltaic cell, storage cell, secondary cell, voltaic cell, galvanic cell, primary cell, bullpen, detention cell, detention centre, cooler, tank, dungeon, guardroom, hold, keep, sweatbox, sleeper cell, terrorist cell, radical cell

     

    Part Meronyms: organism, being, cellblock, ward, monastery, convent

     

    Member Meronyms: political movement

     

    Derivational Morphology: cell phone

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: calabós and cèl·lula   Dutch: cel  
    Finnish: kammio and selli and solu   French: cellule  
    German: Zelle   Greek: κύτταρο and κελί  
    Hebrew: תא   Icelandic: fruma and klefi  
    Italian: cella and cellula   Japanese: 細胞  
    Latin: cellula   Latvian: kamera and šūna  
    Maltese: ċella and ċellula   Polish: cela and komórka  
    Portuguese: célula and cela   Russian: камера and келья and клетка  
    Spanish: célula and celda   Swedish: cell  
    Telugu: కణము  
     
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