What does cellular mean?

Definitions for cellular
ˈsɛl yə lərcel·lu·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cellularadjective

    relating to cells

    "cellular walls"; "cellular physiology"

  2. cellularadjective

    characterized by or divided into or containing cells or compartments (the smallest organizational or structural unit of an organism or organization)

    "the cellular construction of a beehive"; "any effective opposition to a totalitarian regime must be secretive and cellular"


  1. Cellularadjective

    porous; containing cavities.

  2. Cellularadjective

    pertaining to or using a system of transmission of telephone signals by radio, in which areas are divided into geographical parts (cells), each of which is served by a transmitter whose range is limited to that region, thus permitting a single transmission frequency to be used simulataneously in different parts of the same area. Cellular telephones are typically small and battery powered, allowing a subscriber with such a telephone to carry the telephone in a pocket or purse, over the entire area served, and to be contacted by a single telephone number. The system became widespread and popular in the 1980's and 1990's; as, cellular telephones sometimes lose their link unpredictably.


  1. cellularnoun

    A cellular phone (mobile phone).

  2. cellularadjective

    Of, relating to, consisting of, or resembling a cell or cells.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cellularadjective

    Consisting of little cells or cavities.

    Etymology: cellula, Lat.

    The urine, insinuating itself amongst the neighbouring muscles, and cellular membranes, destroyed four. Samuel Sharp, Surgery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cellularadjective

    consisting of, or containing, cells; of or pertaining to a cell or cells

  2. Etymology: [L. cellula a little cell: cf. F. cellulaire. See Cellule.]


  1. Cellular

    Cellular is a 2004 American thriller film directed by David R. Ellis and starring Kim Basinger, Chris Evans, Jason Statham and William H. Macy. The screenplay was written by Chris Morgan, Larry Cohen and J. Mackye Gruber.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cellular in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cellular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of cellular in a Sentence

  1. Mark Mitchell:

    Upon his release, the Petitioner will be given $4,210 in cash, the same amount he had in his possession when was captured, he will also be provided a new cellular phone (in its original sealed packaging), which he can activate and use if he desires to do so. He will be provided sufficient food and water to last for several days.

  2. Munir Pirmohamed:

    Because it effects the cellular metabolism, it would increase energy production within cells and therefore make oxygen utilization more efficient.

  3. John Lewis:

    We do not want our freedom gradually ; we want to be free now, sometimes when I look back and think about it, how did we do what we did ? How did we succeed ? We didn't have a website. We didn't have a cellular telephone.

  4. Michael Gordon:

    At the cellular level, nicotine and other chemicals damage DNA and alter the cell’s metabolism, some tissues are more susceptible than others.

  5. Lydia Villa-Komaroff:

    Lydia Villa-Komaroff is a molecular a cellular biologist that was my favorite. I researched her multiple times and she never had new stuff but she had enough to fill 4 pages.

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transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
  • A. sought
  • B. dependable
  • C. squashy
  • D. transparent

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