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English definition of “cell”

cell

noun [C] uk   /sel/ us  

cell noun [C] (ORGANISM)

B2 the smallest basic unit of a plant or animal

cell noun [C] (ROOM)

B2 a small room with not much furniture, especially in a prison or a monastery or convent

cell noun [C] (ELECTRICAL DEVICE)

a device for producing electrical energy from chemical energy

cell noun [C] (PART)

a small part of something: the cells of a honeycomb
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