Meaning of CELL in English

CELL

(~s)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

A ~ is the smallest part of an animal or plant that is able to function independently. Every animal or plant is made up of millions of ~s.

Those ~s divide and give many other different types of ~s.

...blood ~s...

Soap destroys the ~ walls of bacteria.

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2.

A ~ is a small room in which a prisoner is locked. A ~ is also a small room in which a monk or nun lives.

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3.

You can refer to a small group of people within a larger organization as a ~.

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