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ˈsɛl yə lərcel·lu·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cellular(adj)

    relating to cells

    "cellular walls"; "cellular physiology"

  2. cellular(adj)

    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"

GCIDE

  1. Cellular(a.)

    porous; containing cavities.

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

  2. Cellular(a.)

    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.

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

Wiktionary

  1. cellular(Noun)

    A cellular phone (mobile phone).

  2. cellular(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cellular(adj)

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

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

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. 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.

  2. Ben Stanton:

    Cellular waves needed for 5G do not travel as far as with 4G and 3G, and it will take time for carriers to build a sufficiently dense network of infrastructure.

  3. Pennie Lindeque:

    They may possibly carry contaminants, bacteria or viruses, or they may affect the turtle at a cellular or subcellular level.

  4. Tony Hunter:

    Coussens said. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS One scientist that has helped change the landscape for the treatment of cancer is molecular cell biologist Dr. Tony Hunter, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, who discovered a cellular process that has helped produce 26 approved drugs for cancer treatment. Were interested in how cancer cells differ from normal cells and in particular how the internal signaling pathways differ and how potentially one can exploit differences to develop new types of therapy.

  5. 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.

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