cellular definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or resembling a cell.
    • comprising or containing a cell or cells: the cellular building of a beehive; the mobile nature of plant and animal tissue.
    • Of or concerning the cells of an organization or movement: "The assessment of resistance to virtually any totalitarian regime . . . is infamously tough, for any efficient motion must be secretive and mobile” ( Anthony Sampson).
    • Of, concerning, consisting of, or resembling a cell or cells.
    • Consisting of, or containing, cells; of or pertaining to a cell or cells.
    • porous; containing cavities.
    • with respect to or making use of a method of transmission of phone indicators by radio, in which places tend to be split into geographic parts (cells), all of that will be served by a transmitter whoever range is bound compared to that region, hence allowing just one transmission frequency to be utilized simulataneously in different elements of similar area. Cellular phones are generally little and battery-powered, permitting a subscriber with such a telephone to carry calling in a pocket or purse, over the entire area served, and to be contacted by one cell phone number. The device became widespread and preferred inside 1980's and 1990's.
    • associated with cells
    • described as or divided in to or containing cells or compartments (the tiniest organizational or structural device of an organism or company)
  • noun:
    • A cellular phone (cellular phone).
    • In botany, a plant having no spiral vessels.
  • others:
    • comprising, containing, or resembling cells; regarding a cell or to cells: as, mobile construction; a cellular appearance.
    • full of cavities, as pumice.

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