Definition of cell

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • cell is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • cell is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • cell is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of cell


  • a room where a prisoner is kept (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. jail cell
    2. prison cell
  • small room in which a monk or nun lives (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. cubicle
  • a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. electric cell
  • a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. cellphone
    2. cellular phone
    3. cellular telephone
    4. mobile phone
  • a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. cadre
  • any small compartment (noun)

    Examples

    1. the cells of a honeycomb
  • (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals (noun)

See definition of cell in Merriam Webster

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