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cell phone

or cell·phone (sĕl′fōn′)
n.
A portable telephone that sends and receives radio signals through a network of short-range transmitters located in overlapping cells throughout a region, with a central station making connections to regular telephone lines. Also called cellular telephone, mobile phone.

cellphone

(ˈsɛlˌfəʊn) or

cell phone

n
(Telecommunications) a portable telephone operated by cellular radio. In full: cellular phone or cellular telephone
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cellphone - a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receivercellphone - a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver
radiophone, radiotelephone, wireless telephone - a telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables
Translations

cellphone

n (esp US) → Handy nt, → Mobiltelefon nt

cellphone

[ˈsɛlˌfəʊn] ncellulare m

cell

(sel) noun
1. a small room (especially in a prison or monastery).
2. a very small piece of the substance of which all living things are made; the smallest unit of living matter. The human body is made up of cells.
3. (the part containing the electrodes in) an electrical battery.
4. one of many small compartments making up a structure. the cells of a honeycomb.
cellular (ˈseljulə) adjective
1. consisting of cells. cellular tissue.
2. containing tiny hollow spaces. Foam rubber is a cellular substance.
cellphone noun
see cellular phone.
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