Definition of Cell phone

1. Verb. Call up by using a cellular phone. "If the train is late, I will cell phone you"

Category relationships: Telephone, Telephony
Generic synonyms: Call, Call Up, Phone, Ring, Telephone
Derivative terms: Cellphone

Definition of Cell phone

1. Noun. 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. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cell Phone

cell lineage
cell lines
cell locomotion
cell marker
cell matrix
cell membrane
cell membrane permeability
cell membranes
cell migration
cell migration inhibition
cell movement
cell nucleolus
cell nucleus
cell organ
cell organelle
cell phone
cell phone lot
cell phone lots
cell phones
cell physiology
cell plate
cell plates
cell polarity
cell potential
cell proliferation
cell recognition
cell renewal
cell respiration
cell sap
cell signalling

Literary usage of Cell phone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Turn of the Century: 2100 by Charlie Pedersen (2007)
"... by cell phone. "Listen, go through the park; it's open to cars after three ... cell phone ..."

2. More Than Humanitarianism: A Strategic U.S. Approach Toward Africa : Report by Anthony Lake, Christine Todd Whitman (2006)
"When foreign manufactures refused to ship a cell phone tower to the Kinshasa airport due to rebel activity, he hired local men to collect scrap metal to ..."

3. Cruising the Mediterranean: A Guide to the Ports of Call by Larry H. Ludmer (2006)
"And now, the question everyone is asking, "What about my cell phone?" One of the nice things about cruising has been that, for the most part, you're free of ..."

4. The Telecommunications Challenge: Changing Technologies and Evolving by Charles W Wessner (2006)
"This would not be as minor a change as it might seem, for it would improve cell phone service significantly in suburbs, where resistance to the placing of ..."

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