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cells, plural;
  1. A small room in which a prisoner is locked up or in which a monk or nun sleeps

  2. A small compartment in a larger structure such as a honeycomb

  3. A small monastery or nunnery dependent on a larger one

  4. The smallest structural and functional unit of an organism, typically microscopic and consisting of cytoplasm and a nucleus enclosed in a membrane. Microscopic organisms typically consist of a single cell, which is either eukaryotic or prokaryotic

  5. An enclosed cavity in an organism

  6. A small group forming a nucleus of political activity, typically a secret, subversive one
    • - the weapons may be used to arm terrorist cells
  7. The local area covered by one of the short-range transmitters in a cellular telephone system

  8. A device containing electrodes immersed in an electrolyte, used for current-generation or electrolysis

  9. A unit in a device for converting chemical or solar energy into electricity


  1. any small compartment; "the cells of a honeycomb"
  2. (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
  3. a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
  4. a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
  5. cellular telephone: a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver
  6. small room in which a monk or nun lives
  7. Cell were a New York-based band often tagged with the label of Grunge given the time frame of their existence, though college rock or alternative is arguably a more apt description. The band formed in 1990 and split c.1995. ...
  8. The cell is the functional basic unit of life. It was discovered by Robert Hooke and is the functional unit of all known living organisms. It is the smallest unit of life that is classified as a living thing, and is often called the building block of life. ...
  9. Cell is a fictional mutant character in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in Morlocks #1, created by Geoff Johns and Shawn Martinbrough.
  10. This article lists characters who appear in the anime and manga fictional universe of Dragon Ball.
  11. A cell in the context of electronic design automation (EDA) is an abstract representation of a component within a schematic diagram or physical layout of an electronic circuit in software.
  12. An electrical battery is one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy. ...
  13. A room in a monastery accommodating one person; 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; A small thunderstorm, caused by convection, that forms ahead of a storm front; The basic unit of a ...
  14. (Cells) The "building blocks" of the body. A human is made of millions of cells, which are adapted for different functions. Cells are able to reproduce themselves exactly, unless they are abnormal or damaged.
  15. (cells) The smallest structural units of living matter capable of functioning independently. PICTURE 1 PICTURE 2
  16. (Cells) The layout of machines of different types performing different operations in a tight sequence, typically in a U-shape, to permit single piece flow and flexible deployment of human effort.
  17. (cells (masonry)) The hollow spaces in concrete blocks.
  18. (cells) (chondroblast ·chondrocyte)
  19. (A cells) alpha cells of pancreas or of anterior lobe of hypophysis.
  20. (4. Cells) The antenna connected to a base station provides signal for a specified geographic area known as a "cell". Cells can vary greatly in size, depending on the need in that particular area. In a low population area a cell might be 5km across while in a busy city they could be just 100m wide.
  21. (Cells (in relation to trawling)) The 25 km^2 divisions of New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) used to report accurately on trawl effort.
  22. (Cells) Basic elements of tissues; the appearance and composition of individual cell sare unique to the tissue  they compose.
  23. (Cells) Basic unit used to store energy in a battery. A cell consists of an anode, cathode and the electrolyte.
  24. (Cells) Cell is usually a sub-set of the total group. Eg: instead of the demographic cell “10 plus” you might also study the cell for those aged “25-34.” Cells may also apply to geographic clusters or station listening habits.
  25. (Cells) General housing spaces that have secure lockable doors mechanically controlled, controlled by a DOC employee, or accessed by offenders with keys. Cells may house one or two offenders.