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A small room in which a prisoner is locked up or in which a monk or nun sleeps
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“He was said to have been playing cards with a prison officer outside his cell when the prisoner came up and punched him.”
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A small group forming a nucleus of political activity, typically a secret, subversive one
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“Four bombers blew themselves up but police are investigating whether another member of the terrorist cell is alive and on the run.”
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An enclosed cavity in an organism
“The plaque deposits did not form cell casts or polyhedra and did not penetrate into the cell cavities, but were an external deposit only.”
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A branch or division of a company or organization
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Smallest living organism
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A prison where criminals are confined
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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 local branch of a society
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An underground room or vault beneath a church, used as a chapel or burial place
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Building that houses monks, nuns, or priests
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A container consisting of one or more cells, in which chemical energy is converted into electricity and used as a source of power
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A membrane-bound compartment found in a cell
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The cause or latent beginning of a feeling, process, or condition
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An area that is surrounded by a barrier
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A small, flat, very thin piece of something, typically one which has broken away or been peeled off from a larger piece
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