Definitions of cell

  1.   a small unit serving as the nucleus of a larger political movement
  2.   the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms cells may exist as independent units of life as in monads or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
  3.   a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
  4.   a room where a prisoner is kept
  5.   small room is which a monk or nun lives
  6.   any small compartment the cells of a honeycomb
  7.   a hand held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections cells each with its own short range transmitter receiver
  8.   biology the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms cells may exist as independent units of life as in monads or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
  9.   a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
  10.   A very small and close apartment as in a prison or in a monastery or convent the hut of a hermit
  11.   A small religious house attached to a monastery or convent
  12.   Any small cavity or hollow place
  13.   The space between the ribs of a vaulted roof
  14.   Same as Cella
  15.   A jar of vessel or a division of a compound vessel for holding the exciting fluid of a battery
  16.   One of the minute elementary structures of which the greater part of the various tissues and organs of animals and plants are composed
  17.   To place or inclose in a cell
  18.   Minute protoplasmic masses that make up organized tissue consisting of a nucleus which is surrounded by protoplasm which contains the various organelles and is enclosed in the cell or plasma membrane Cells are the fundamental structural and functional units of living organisms Dorland 28th ed
  19.   A small room in a monastery convent or prison a small cavity or hole a tiny mass of living matter forming one of the units of every living body
  20.   1 A minute structure the living active basis of all plant and animal organization composed of a mass of protoplasm enclosed in a delicate membrane and containing a differentiated part the nucleus Cells are of the most varied form and structure according to the function which they have to perform some are simple in structure and lead an independent or quasi independent existence being capable of reproduction and adaptation to environment others are highly differentiated fixed in form and location and incapable of reproduction self nutrition or locomotion 2 A small closed or partly closed cavity such as the air cells or alveoli of the lungs the spaces in cancellous bone tissue etc 3 An element or unit of a galvanic battery or the chamber containing the metals and acid media by the chemical action of which the electricity is produced For the cells not here defined see the qualifying word
  21.   A minute mass of protoplasm generally containing a nucleus
  22.   A small room a cave a small shut cavity
  23.   To cover with a ceiling
  24.   A small room small compartment minute vesicle
  25.   To furnish with a ceiling
  26.   A small chamber space cavity or vesicle
  27.   Elec A single element of a voltaic battery
  28.   Enclosed space in a prison or a convent the small rude retreat of a hermit a small cavity a little bag or vesicle containing fluid or other matter a little vessel or bladder which enters into the composition of cellular tissue
  29.   A small confined room an apartment in a prison a small cavity a private room in a nunnery or monastery
  30.   A small cavity or hollow a unit mass of protoplasm usually containing a nucleus

Quotes of cell

  1. For over two billion years through the apparent fancy of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell as regards its basic physiological mechanisms has remained one and the same It is life itself and our true and distant ancestor – Albert Claude
  2. Looking back 25 years later what I may say is that the facts have been far better than the dreams In the long course of cell life on this earth it remained for our age for our generation to receive the full ownership of our inheritance – Albert Claude
  3. I don't start a piece knowing exactly what effect it's going to have There is a seed of an idea that I could never articulate right at the beginning of the piece literally like one cell – Siobhan Davies
  4. Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment 'It is not adversity that kills but the impatience with which we bear adversity – James Keller
  5. Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing his decision on stem cell research He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution – Jay Leno
  6. But in this case he had my cell phone and my phone was ringing and I had just come back from Australia on the plane and I thought it was my mum and it was Woody Allen just checking to see if I wanted to be in his movie – Radha Mitchell
  7. The terrorists that we are up against today do not rely upon cell phones and SAT phones and emails They rely on couriers You cannot intercept what a courier is telling somebody – Oliver North
  8. Therefore I reasoned that study of the cell cycle responsible for the reproduction of cells was important and might even be illuminating about the nature of life – Paul Nurse
  9. Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors – Eugene O'Neill
  10. You have to take into account it was the cell phone that became what the modern -day concept of a phone call is and this is a device that's attached to your hip 24/7 Before that there was 'leave a message' and before that there was 'hopefully you're home – Giovanni Ribisi
  11. In addition to this they already have a fuel cell car on the road in Japan It is subsidized from within the corporation because they are still at a high cost – Maurice Strong
  12. It is from the progeny of this parent cell that we all take our looks we still share genes around and the resemblance of the enzymes of grasses to those of whales is in fact a family resemblance – Lewis Thomas
  13. I like 1977 because it is more primitive If it were modern day like one Universal guy was like wouldn't they just use their cell phone I guess he did not read that it was 1977 in the script – Rob Zombie

Usage examples for cell

  1. At ten o'clock in the evening her cell being prepared she entered it for the first time – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  2. He was awakened a half hour later by the sound of the cell door opening – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  3. About midnight Lowell took the bundle and going to the jail roused the policeman who was on guard and was admitted to the prisoner's cell – Mystery Ranch by Arthur Chapman
  4. The door of the cell was then opened and the little boy was led out his father ran up to him caught him in his arms and began kissing him having done this he told him he was going to beat him – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey
  5. Every cell in her brain had been intent on him – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  6. When Mars Plaisir perceived by his master's smile that he had leave to give way he laughed till the cell rang again saying Wait upon each other – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  7. All I had heard was nothing to the reality and there was Auntie sitting in her cell the other nuns standing round – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  8. He went up to his cell again and a great peace fell upon him – En Route by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  9. Meanwhile Brian was sitting in his cell in the Melbourne Jail thinking sadly enough about his position – The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
  10. We two went to the cell which had been given us ” – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  11. As Ned sat alone in his cell during the long hours of the following day he longed for the time to come when his fate was to be settled – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
  12. In a quarter of an hour he was in a cell alone wondering what had been done with Lyman and also wondering what would become of the Nelson ” – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  13. When this was done he bade his two companions draw their guns and stand guard at the steel door to the cell – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  14. On entering the first cell he found it in a state dreadful beyond description – Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles by Daniel Hack Tuke
  15. The room had probably been one of the prior's for it was much too large and lofty for a mere cell and had two windows – Gutta-Percha Willie by George MacDonald
  16. And so his four months' dream swept away in a moment he hurried back to his chamber with one fixed thought before him the desert a cell for Pelagia another for himself – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  17. Captain Tommasi he went on turning to one of them ring for the guard if you please and have this young gentleman put in the punishment cell for a few days ” – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  18. He turned to the left and opened an iron cell door by simply pushing it there did not seem to be any lock – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy
  19. “ Mr Winthorne found he might just as well talk to the walls of the cell – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  20. The sun had been up a couple of hours next morning before Jack heard the sound of any movement outside his cell – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore

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