Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small cell.

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  • n. A small cell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small cell.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little cell.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French, from Latin cellula, diminutive of cella, chamber; see cella.

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Latin cellula a small apartment, diminutive of cella.

Examples

  • Then, with visions of "cellule" for every one concerned, four or five men sprang to pick up the champion.

    A Soldier of the Legion

  • The NGO cellule Francafrique lists details of evidences supporting the Francafrique concept with reports and photos on flickr.

    Global Voices in English » Françafrique casts shadow in Gabon, Madagascar, and Mauritania

  • Celui-ci se met en place quand la cellule ne reçoit plus de messages de la part des cellules voisines.

    Archive 2009-04-10

  • Lors de la visite qu'elle a rendu jeudi 13 mars à son mari, Slim Boukhdhir, journaliste incarcéré à la prison de Sfax, Dalenda Boukhdhir a pu constater que l'acharnement des autorités pénitentiaires à l'endroit de son mari ne connaissait pas de répit: ce dernier lui a dit que non seulement il vivait toujours dans sa cellule infecte et exiguë, mais aussi que depuis trois jours, il n'avait plus accès à un point d'eau.

    Tunisia: Relentless Campaign Against Imprisoned Blogger and Journalist Slim Boukhdhir

  • Their intellectual lives were all cramped to the dimensions of that petty cellule of time.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • For a couple of centuries before De Windt, the family, which had been the common social cellule throughout the whole agricultural age of mankind, had been losing its distinctness, had been dissolving into larger systems of relationship, more especially in the Northern and Western communities.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • STRJD (Service technique recherche judiciaire et documentation), cellule de veille internet, Europol,

    DoJ raids p2p operators

  • Ai sistemi naturali è©nerente una memoria collettiva, che rende coerenti le molecole, i cristalli, le cellule, le colonie delle termiti, gli sciami delle libellule, gli stormi degli uccelli, i miti degli uomini.

    Of Form over Substance: a review of Sermonti - The Panda's Thumb

  • Ah c'que j'ai apprecié c que meme si ca a ete dit vite une specialiste sur le plateau a expliquer que ct pas PSYCHIQUE qu'ct bien une maladie!!! ca viendrais de nos globules blanc qui detruirai nos cellule d'eveil!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • STRJD Service technique recherche judiciaire et documentation, cellule de veille internet, Europol

    DoJ raids p2p operators

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