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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
- Becoming anxious or agitated when the cell phone is out of sight: hence "NO MOBILE PHONE PHOBIA" or Nomophobia.5
Nomophobia: a cross-sectional study to assess mobile phone usage among dental students.
"Right, you got it." He was going to explain about the social and medical problems of the increasing smartphone addiction, colloquially known as "nomophobia" (no-mobile-phone phobia), fear of being without a mobile phone.
The growing trend of 'nomophobia' - the fear of being out of mobile phone contact is particularly prevalent among business drivers but employers can avoid it through consistent application of a mobile phone policy among their drivers.
What modern psychological fear is known as nomophobia? 11.
Nomophobia: Talk about a very modern phobia and nomophobia is likely to make the list.
Cambridge Dictionary voted 'nomophobia' as the word of the year after a worldwide poll.
Of the multitude of problems arising out of smartphone addiction, nomophobia is relatively newer and is defined as "the feeling of discomfort or anxiety experienced by individuals when they are unable to use their mobile phones or utilize the affordances these devices provide." [1-3] It is described as a form of situational phobia by Lin et al.
For example, "nomophobia" is a disorder related with discomfort, anxiety, and anguish caused by the absence of mobile phone or internet (Braggazzi & Punente, 2014).
Beware, you might be suffering from nomophobia, or mobile phone addiction.