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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.

cell′ phone`

or cell′phone`,


n.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cell phone - call up by using a cellular phone; "If the train is late, I will cell phone you"
telephony, telephone - transmitting speech at a distance
phone, telephone, call up, call, ring - get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"
Translations
mobilní telefon
mobiltelefon
poŝtelefono
تلفن همراه
matkapuhelinkännykkä
mobilni telefonmobitel
mobiltelefon
farsímigemsiGSM-sími
携帯電話セルフォンセルホーン携帯
휴대폰
mobiltelefonnallemobil
โทรศัพท์มือถือ
điện thoại di động

cell phone

هَاتِفٌ جَوَال mobilní telefon mobiltelefon Mobiltelefon κινητό τηλέφωνο teléfono móvil matkapuhelin téléphone portable mobilni telefon telefono cellulare 携帯電話 휴대폰 mobiele telefoon mobiltelefon telefon komórkowy telefone celular, telemóvel мобильный телефон mobiltelefon โทรศัพท์มือถือ cep telefonu điện thoại di động 移动电话
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