Definition of cellular adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈseljələ(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈseljələr//
    Communication devices, Mobile devices
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  1. 1connected with or consisting of the cells of plants or animals cellular structure/processes
  2. 2connected with a telephone system that works by radio instead of wires a cellular network cellular radio See related entries: Communication devices, Mobile devices
  3. 3(British English) (of cloth) loosely woven for extra warmth cellular blankets
  4. Word Originmid 18th cent.: from French cellulaire, from modern Latin cellularis, from cellula ‘little chamber’, diminutive of cella.
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