Definitions and translations for "cell"

Definition of cell

1. A single-room dwelling for a hermit.
2. A small monastery or nunnery dependent on a larger religious establishment.
3. A small room in a monastery or nunnery accommodating one person.
Gregor Mendel must have spent a good amount of time outside of his cell.
4. Each of the small hexagonal compartments in a honeycomb.
5. Any of various chambers in a tissue or organism having specific functions.
6. Specifically, any of the supposed compartments of the brain, formerly thought to be the source of specific mental capacities, knowledge, or memories.
7. A section or compartment of a larger structure.
8. Any small dwelling; a remote nook, a den.
9. A room in a prison or jail for one or more inmates.
The combatants spent the night in separate cells.
10. A device which stores electrical power; used either singly or together in batteries; the basic unit of a battery.
This MP3 player runs on 2 AAA cells.
11. The basic unit of a living organism, consisting of a quantity of protoplasm surrounded by a cell membrane, which is able to synthesize proteins and replicate itself.
12. A small thunderstorm, caused by convection, that forms ahead of a storm front.
There is a powerful storm cell headed our way.
13. The minimal unit of a cellular automaton that can change state and has an associated behavior.
The upper right cell always starts with the color green.
14. In FreeCell-type games, a space where one card can be placed.
15. A small group of people forming part of a larger organization, often an outlawed one.
Those three fellows are the local cell of that organization.
16. A short, fixed-length packet as in asynchronous transfer mode.
Virtual Channel number 5 received 170 cells.
17. A region of radio reception that is a part of a larger radio network.
I get good reception in my home because it is near a cell tower.
18. A three-dimensional facet of a polytope.
19. The unit in a statistical array (a spreadsheet, for example) where a row and a column intersect.
20. The space between the ribs of a vaulted roof.
21. A cella.
22. An area of an insect wing bounded by veins
23. To place or enclose in a cell.
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English - English - cell

n. loculus, smallest unit of life (Biology, Anatomy); small room; small room in prison, jail cell; smal room in a convent; battery, electric storage cell; small group of people that is part of a larger organization who work together
smallest organizational unit of a movement; single unit that transforms radiant energy into electric energy
v. live in a prison cell; share a jail cell; store in a honeycomb

English - Spanish - cell

s. célula, alvéolo, basidio; celda, calabozo, mazmorra; pila

English - French - cell

n. cellule (moine), petite chambre d'un religieux, loge; cachot, cellule (prison); cellule, alvéole (ruche); cellule de mémoire (Comptabilité); cellule, unité morphologique et fonctionnelle constitutive de tout être vivant (Biologie)

English - German - cell

n. Zelle; Speicherzelle

English - Indonesian - cell

n. lubang kecil, sel, sel tumbuh-tumbuhan, sel penjara, kerpus, sel biara, biara kecil
v. tinggal di sel penjara, tinggal di sel biara

English - Italian - cell

s. cellula, elemento vitale più piccolo, l'unità fondamentale della vita di tutti gli esseri viventi; (inform.) cellula di memoria

English - Polish - cell

n. komórka, cela, bateria, elektrolizer, ogniwo, rozmnóżka

English - Portuguese - cell

s. célula (Biologia, Anatomia); pequeno quarto; cela de prisão, cárcere; pequeno quarto em um convento; bateria; pequeno grupo de pessoas que trabalham juntas em uma organização; a menor unidade de organização em um movimento; unidade única que transforma energia radiante em energia elétrica

English - Romanian - cell

n. celulă, receptacul, chilie, colivie, element {electr.}, pilă electrică, mormânt {poet.}, groapă, alveolă {anat.}
a. celular

English - Russian - cell

с. камера, отсек, отделение, клетка, клеточка, ячейка, тюремная камера; келья; скит, обитель, небольшой монастырь; могила; ячея, элемент; секция крыла [авиа], коробка крыльев [авиа]; ячейка памяти

English - Turkish - cell

i. hücre; petek gözü, göz; pil; oda (manastır vb); toplumdan kaçan kimsenin kapandığı evi

English - Ukrainian - cell

n. камера, відсік, секція, камера у в'язниці, карцер, келія, скит, обитель, монастир, могила, чашечка, чарунка, клітина, елемент, датчик
v. поміщати в клітку, клітка: бути в клітці, сидіти за гратами

English - Dutch - cell

zn. cel

English - Greek - cell

ουσ. κελί, κελλίο, οικίσκος, κύτταρο, πυρήνας, στοιχείο

English - Arabic - cell

‏صومعة، حجيرة، زنزانة، خلية، حجرة، غرفة، نخروب تجويف، الخلية، وعاء مشتمل على مواد لتوليد الكهرباء، جزء من بطارية، الوحدة الأساسية، المنظمة‏

English - Chinese - cell

(名) 单元, 电池, 细胞

English - Chinese - cell

(名) 單元, 電池, 細胞

English - Hindi - cell

n. कोठरी, कोटर, मधुकोष, गुट, कोशिका, बैटरी, बैटरी की इकाई, जीवकोष, जेल का एकांत कमरा, सेल, काल कोठरी
v. कोठरी में डालना

English - Japanese - cell

(名) 独房; 巣房; 個室; 電池; 細胞

English - Korean - cell

명. 세포, 생명체의 가장 작은 단위

English - Vietnamese - cell

n. phòng của người đi tu, phòng giam hẹp và kín, ngục tối, chổi nhỏ, lỗ tổ ong, lỗ trong ổ trứng, phần mộ, pin, tế bào, đội bộ binh
v. quân đội, mộ, lỗ trong bao phấn
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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for cell
1. living organism: microorganism
2. small container: container, receptacle, apartment, cavity, hole
3. room: chamber, coop, vault, pen, booth, recess, cubicle
4. unit: block, group, number, clique, organisation, organization