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Room in an abbey
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Alternative clues for the word cell
D, for one
Kind of phone
Word with T or dry
It makes a bit of a stir
Alternative to office or home
Joint tenant's place?
Room at San Quentin
Part of a spy organization
Group in a spies' network
Place for an arrestee
Solar panel unit
Unit in a terrorist organization
Word on a business card
"Wedding Crashers" co-star, 2005
Unit in a block
Kind of tower
Word with wall or tower
Any small compartment
A device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
A small unit serving as the nucleus of a larger political movement
Small room is which a monk or nun lives
A room where a prisoner is kept
Kind of block
Local Communist group
Secret radical group
Spot for a cot
Small political group
Sing Sing lodging
Part of a honeycomb
Cooler, for some
An amoeba has one
Word definitions for cell in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a blood cell ▪ The red blood cells carry oxygen. a jail cell ▪ The suspect was found dead in his jail cell. a prison cell (= a room where a prisoner lives ) ▪ Overcrowding means that many prisoners have to share a prison...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Priory \Pri"o*ry\, n.; pl. Priories . [Cf. LL. prioria. See Prior , n.] A religious house presided over by a prior or prioress; -- sometimes an offshoot of, an subordinate to, an abbey, and called also cell , and obedience . See Cell , 2. Note: Of such...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 n. 1 A single-room dwelling for a hermit. (from 10th c.) 2 (context now historical English) A small monastery or nunnery dependent on a larger religious establishment. (from 11th c.) 3 A small room in a monastery or nunnery accommodating one...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 12c., "small monastery, subordinate monastery" (from Medieval Latin in this sense), later "small room for a monk or a nun in a monastic establishment; a hermit's dwelling" (c.1300), from Latin cella "small room, store room, hut," related to Latin...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. any small compartment; "the cells of a honeycomb" (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 a device...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
The cell (from Latin cella , meaning "small room") is the basic structural, functional, and biological unit of all known living organisms . A cell is the smallest unit of life that can replicate independently, and cells are often called the "building blocks...
Usage examples of cell.
While it is indeed possible to derive stem cells from aborted embryos, it is seldom done for two reasons.
By comparing many different hairs, it was evident that the glands first absorb the carbonate, and that the effect thus produced travels down the hairs from cell to cell.
After a leaf had been left in a weak infusion of raw meat for 10 hours, the cells of the papillae had evidently absorbed animal matter, for instead of limpid fluid they now contained small aggregated masses of protoplasm, which slowly and incessantly changed their forms.
Then, a bell sounds, and acrasin is released by special cells toward which the others converge in stellate ranks, touch, fuse together, and construct the slug, solid as a trout.
What first called it to his attention was the unusual way in which it had taken up the bright acridine orange, a staining compound of zinc chloride that targeted the fats of bacterial cells and made them glow orange under the fluorescent light.
Gelatinous or interacinous adenoma, which consists in an enlargement of the acini by an accumulation of colloid material, and an increase in the interacinous tissue by a growth of round cells.
Stoth priest, now fully confirmed and entered into his adeptship, went before the Mechanist Union with a proposal to distribute the drug, which retards deterioration of cell generations and extends the number of such replications per organism as well as conferring extensive immunities, throughout the thirty-seven nations.
Hence each cell consists of an outer spherical portion and of two, three, or more perfectly flat surfaces, according as the cell adjoins two, three or more other cells.
It was not a large affair: a reception desk, a bull pen for admin and communications, a hallway that led back to the holding cells, and an office for the sheriff himself.
But to do this, somebody must gain admittance to his cell, and who was to be taken into their confidence?
It is adsorbed, apparently, on all the cell surfaces in the body, foreign bacteria included, and seals them from chemical influence.
In contact with these, but occupying a separate layer, are the ends of small afferent nerve cells.
He painted them varying colors, so that he could make them out, but they grew daily clearer: green, hoselike afferent cells, purple globular neurogliaform cells, red squidlike pyramidal cells.
A similar result followed from an immersion of only 15 minutes in a solution of one part of carbonate of ammonia to 218 of water, and the adjoining cells of the tentacles, on which the papillae were seated, now likewise contained aggregated masses of protoplasm.
Diagram of the same cell of a tentacle, showing the various forms successively assumed by the aggregated masses of protoplasm.