Definition of CELL

noun : CELL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) any small compartment; "the cells of a honeycomb" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they 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 small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement ;


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