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"

GCIDE

  1. Cellular(a.)

    porous; containing cavities.

  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.

  3. Origin: [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

  2. Origin: [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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How to say cellular in sign language?

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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. Pennie Lindeque:

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

  2. Robert Heaney:

    Deficiency in vitamin D inhibits these processes, causing the cellular systems to break down, and leading to chronic disease.

  3. 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.

  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. Munir Pirmohamed:

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

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