What does cellular mean?

Definitions for cellular
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"


  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.]


  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.]


  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. Thomas Davis:

    I did so with the intent both to impair the integrity of the cellular phone and to make it unavailable for any subsequent criminal proceeding.

  2. Elyse Gellerman:

    A lot of the work we fund is basic science in the laboratory, learning why these tumors grow and spread, we don't know all the answers about that. Researchers are trying to understand these tumors at a cellular level and -- with some of the treatments available -- why some patients respond and others do not.

  3. Bill Hinshaw:

    We're a world leader in cellular therapy and we have a great set-up in terms of second - and third-generation checkpoint inhibitors, and our leadership in targeted therapies gives us a wonderful opportunity for combinations and sequences.

  4. Jennifer Trilk:

    Mitochondrial function is important to almost every cell in the human body, so when you don't have mitochondrial function or when you have mitochondrial dysfunction, you have dysfunction of cells, so from a molecular standpoint, you start seeing cellular dysfunction years before you start seeing the global effect, which ends up coming out as symptoms of diseases: diabetes, cancers and cardiovascular disease.

  5. The DA:

    The jamming of the cellular signal was an unprecedented contravention of media freedom. All indications are that the jamming of the signal was illegal.

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