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  • n. Plural form of cell phone.


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  • There were pallets full of printers, piles of TVs, and pallet-sized cardboard boxes called gaylords full of cell phones and MP3 players and BlackBerries.


  • That if you say the words "plan for victory" and point to the number of schools painted and roads paved and cell phones used in Iraq, no one will notice the more than 2,300 flag-draped coffins that have arrived at Dover Air Force base.

    Remarks of Senator Barack Obama at Emily's List Annual Luncheon

  • I felt mortified by my own klutziness, embarrassed by how uncoordinated I was and how many years older I was than the young things who could run for hours on the treadmills—and talk on their cell phones at the same time.

    CSS: Shaping the New You

  • One little tremor and they're running for their cell phones to call their geologist.

    Fault Line

  • Perceived attributes of cell phones complexitycompatibilityobservabilityrelative advantagetrialabilityPerceived attributes of innovations compatibilitycomplexityobservabilityrelative advantagetrialabilityPerceptions

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Maybe our cell phones can even be adapted for that use, like the Peruvian Whistling Vessels.

    The Sacred Promise

  • The “phone guy” who designed not only the heavy black cell phones that the Nokia engineers wore on their belts into the bar in Salo but all of the brightly colored tiny phones with removable faceplates for personalized equipment that Nokia has sold since then, is Frank Nuovo.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Currently, more than one third of all cell phones sold worldwide are made by Nokia Specter, 2001.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • In Boulder they stick around on the sidewalk with their cell phones and their yellow Labradors named Misty.

    Warning Signs

  • We communicate globally with smart digital cell phones that contain powerful microcomputers for text messaging, surfing the internet, receiving online video broadcasts from the media or our friends, and even playing sophisticated games.

    The Sacred Promise


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