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Definitions of cell:
  • noun:   (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; cells may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
  • noun:   a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
  • noun:   a room where a prisoner is kept
  • noun:   small room is which a monk or nun lives
  • noun:   any small compartment
    Example: "The cells of a honeycomb"
  • noun:   a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
  • noun:   a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections (cells), each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver

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