cellular telephone definition

  • noun:
    • A mobile radiotelephone, frequently in an automobile, that utilizes a network of short-range transmitters situated in overlapping cells throughout a region, with a central section making connections to regular telephone outlines. Also called mobile telephone.
    • cell phone, cellular phone
    • a hand-held cellular radiotelephone for use in a place divided into little parts, each with its very own short-range transmitter/receiver

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