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A place where a prisoner is locked up
“In many of the young offender institutions, people spend more than fifteen hours a day locked up in a cell.”
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An enclosed area in a building or structure
“He, for some time, lived in a little cell attached to the church.”
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An enclosed cavity in a structure or organism
“Each hexagonal cell in the honeycomb slopes downward from the opening to the base.”
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A small group forming a nucleus of political activity, typically a secret, subversive one
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“Police are investigating whether another member of the terrorist cell is alive and on the run.”
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A branch or division of a company or organization
“Later, some of these societies became interested in politics, supporting the local cell of their preferred party.”
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(biology) The smallest structural and functional unit of an organism
“Before a red blood cell is released from the bone marrow, most of its internal parts are ejected as excess baggage.”
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Minute organism
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A portable, wireless telephone, which changes antenna connections seamlessly during travel from one radio reception cell to another without losing the party-to-party call connection
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The reproductive cell or gamete of the male
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A container consisting of one or more cells, in which chemical energy is converted into electricity
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An underground room or vault beneath a church, used as a chapel or burial place
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A building or buildings occupied by a community of monks living under religious vows
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A membrane-bound compartment found in a cell
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A small, flat, and very thin piece separated from a whole
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