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cel·lu·lar

 (sĕl′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a cell.
2. Consisting of or containing a cell or cells: the cellular construction of a beehive; the cellular nature of plant and animal tissue.
3. Of or involving the cells of an organization or movement: "The assessment of opposition to any totalitarian regime ... is notoriously difficult, for any effective movement must be secretive and cellular" (Anthony Sampson).
4. Of or relating to a cellular telephone.

[From Latin cellula, cellule; see cellule.]

cel′lu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
cel′lu·lar·ly adv.

cellular

(ˈsɛljʊlə)
adj
1. (Biology) of, relating to, resembling, or composed of a cell or cells
2. (Biology) having cells or small cavities; porous
3. divided into a network of cells
4. (Textiles) textiles woven with an open texture: a cellular blanket.
5. (Telecommunications) designed for or involving cellular radio
cellularity n

cel•lu•lar

(ˈsɛl yə lər)

adj.
pertaining to or characterized by cells.
[1745–55; < New Latin cellulāris=cellul(a) live cell (Latin: little room; see cellule) + -āris -ar1]
cel`lu•lar′i•ty, n.
cel′lu•lar•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cellular - relating to cells; "cellular walls"; "cellular physiology"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
2.cellular - characterized by or divided into or containing cells or compartments (the smallest organizational or structural unit of an organism or organization); "the cellular construction of a beehive"; "any effective opposition to a totalitarian regime must be secretive and cellular"
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
acellular, noncellular - not made up of or divided into cells
Translations
خَلَويمُكَوَّن مِن خَلايا
buněčnýpórovitý
celle-cellulær-cellular
sejt-sejtes
frumu-holóttur
bunkový
delikligözeligözeneklihücreli

cellular

[ˈseljʊləʳ]
A. ADJ (Bio) → celular
B. CPD cellular blanket Nmanta f con tejido muy suelto
cellular telephone Nteléfono m celular

cellular

[ˈsɛljʊr] adjcellulairecellular phone (mainly US) n (= cellphone, mobile phone) → portablemtéléphone m portablecellular telephone cellular phone ntéléphone m cellulaire

cellular

adj
(Tex) → aus porösem Material

cellular

[ˈsɛljʊləʳ] adj (Bio) → cellulare
cellular blanket → coperta a tessitura rada

cellular

cell . cellular phone noun
(also cellphone) a mobile telephone that works by a system of radio signals.

cel·lu·lar

a. celular, de naturaleza semejante o referente a la célula;
___ compartmentationcompartimentos ___ -es;
___ counting devicecuenta células;
___ growthcrecimiento ___;
___ -likeen forma ___;
___ tissuetejido ___;
___ wateragua ___.

cellular

adj celular
References in classic literature ?
Indeed, owing to this cellular arrangement it resists like a block, as if it were solid.
And the botanist who finds that the apple falls because the cellular tissue decays and so forth is equally right with the child who stands under the tree and says the apple fell because he wanted to eat it and prayed for it.
And without waiting for a reply, he led me into another apartment, or to be more explicit, another of the several huts which formed his cellular dwelling.
You know that curious cellular matter which constitutes the elementary tissues of vegetable?
An eminent physiologist accounts for the presence of rudimentary organs, by supposing that they serve to excrete matter in excess, or injurious to the system; but can we suppose that the minute papilla, which often represents the pistil in male flowers, and which is formed merely of cellular tissue, can thus act?
Probably this is the case with the water which flows into the head of Port Desire, and likewise with the Rio Chupat, on the banks of which masses of highly cellular scoriae were found by the officers employed in the survey.
Our outside and often thin and fanciful clothes are our epidermis, or false skin, which partakes not of our life, and may be stripped off here and there without fatal injury; our thicker garments, constantly worn, are our cellular integument, or cortex; but our shirts are our liber, or true bark, which cannot be removed without girdling and so destroying the man.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Customers from Cellular One(R) from Dobson Cellular Systems across the country and here locally have a stronger signal and fewer dropped calls thanks to hundreds of new cell sites, tower amplifiers and an ambitious sectorization project on the company's state-of-the-art network.
Our recent awards in Africa highlight the diverse telecommunications needs of worldwide markets," said Pertti Johansson, Vice President and General Manager of Motorola's International Cellular Infrastructure Division, CIG.
All cellular telephone and PCS carriers will be required to provide nationwide roaming service by June 1999.
Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, would require the Federal Communications Commission to prohibit cellular phone companies from blocking consumers' access to 911 services.
Johnson, vice president and general manager of Cellular One in Washington State.