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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.


  1. cellular

    Cellular refers to anything related to cells, which are the basic structural, functional, and biological units of all living organisms. It could represent the complex system of organization in living things where each individual cell accomplishes a specific function while working in harmony with other cells. Cellular can also pertain to a system of network communication through cell sites in telecommunication industry.

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 Mulligan:

    Vaccines can handle it, in most cases, we have a cushion of magnitude in circulating antibody and other cellular responses. The vaccines are able to handle this.

  2. 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.

  3. Bill Menezes:

    The reason carriers wanted to get these airwaves out there is because they give them a huge amount of new capacity for cellular traffic.

  4. 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.

  5. Michael Kurilla:

    It's a little disappointing that there's been very little reporting of the cellular immune responses and an entire focus on the neutralizing antisera.

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