NounCell (plural Cells)
- A room in a prison for containing inmates.
- A component of an electrical battery.
- A small group of people forming part of a larger organization.
- (cytology) The basic unit of a living organism, surrounded by a cell membrane.
- (meteorology) A small thunderstorm, caused by convection, that forms ahead of a storm front.
- (biology) A cavity in a structure such as a honeycomb or ovary.
- A room in a monastery accommodating one person.
- (computing) The minimal unit of a cellular automaton that can change state and has an associated behavior.
- (communication) A short, fixed-length packet as in asynchronous transfer mode.
- (communication) A region of radio reception that is a part of a larger radio network.
- (geometry) A three-dimensional facet of a polytope.
- (US, informal) A cellular phone.
Adjectives for Cell
- fungal; transition; sylvan; poor; mossy; dermal; reflective; solitary; overcrowded; photoelectric; filthy; drafty; narrow; tiny; whitewashed; dingy; cement-floored; steel; quiet; dreary; dismal; naked; cloistered; eremitic; waxen; monastic; longitudinal; convent; inmost; uncouth; unused; ambro-sial; functional; albumenoid; wretched; semi-transparent; prophetic; gloomy; uncomfortable; wind-rocked; message-sending; tender; solemn; primordial; dungeon-like.
- (biological) amoebic; detached; enlarged; enemy; floating; gelatinous, malignant; normal; structural.
Verbs for Cell
- bind in—; brood in—; cloister in—; confine in—; dwell in—; ensconce in—; force—; gain—; imprison in—; lodge in—; pour from—; range in—; remand to—; retire to —; share—; store in—; track to—.
- (biological) build —s; destroy —s; feed —s; motivate —s; nourish —s; protect —s; regenerate —s, renew —s; stimulate—; —s adhere to; —s degenerate; —fulfills; —s increase; —3 multiply; —s perform; —shrivels; —special¬izes ; —s store; —s work.
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- From Middle English, from Old English, from Latin cella (“a small room”).
- From cell phone, from cellular phone, from cellular + telephone
From Latin cella.
- Cell; a room in a prison.
- Cell; a room in a monastery for sleeping one person.
- Cell; a small group of people forming part of a larger organization.
- (biology) Cell; the basic unit of a living organism.
- (biology) Cell; an cavity in a structure such as a honeycomb.
- (computing) Cell; a minimal unit of a cellular automaton.
From Latin cella.
Cell f. (plural celloedd)