"cells" in the noun sense
any small compartment
"the cells of a honeycomb"
biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
3. cell, electric cell
a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
4. cell, cadre
a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
5. cellular telephone, cellular phone, cellphone, cell, mobile phone
a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver
6. cell, cubicle
small room in which a monk or nun lives
7. cell, jail cell, prison cell
a room where a prisoner is kept
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