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cel′lular phone′


n.
1. a mobile telephone using a system of radio transmitters, each covering separate areas, and computers for switching calls from one area to another.
Also called cel′lular tel′ephone.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cellular phone - a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receivercellular phone - 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
هاتِفٌ خَلَوي
mobilní telefon
celle-cellulær-
mobilni telefon

cellular phone

nFunktelefon nt; (= mobile phone)Handy nt, → Mobiltelefon nt

cellular

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