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celibacy the state of being unmarried, esp. as the result of a religious vow. [2 definitions]
celibate an unmarried person, esp. one who has taken a religious vow not to marry. [4 definitions]
cell a microscopic unit of plant or animal life, usually containing a nucleus and surrounded by a very thin membrane. [4 definitions]
cellar a room or rooms wholly or partly underground and usu. beneath a building; basement. [4 definitions]
cellarage a charge for storing things in a cellar. [3 definitions]
cellarer one who is in charge of the supply of food and drink at a monastery or the like.
cellaret a cabinet or stand used to hold bottles of wine, liquor, or the like.
cell block a unit consisting of multiple cells in a prison.
cellist a person who plays the cello, esp. one who does so professionally.
cell line a cell culture produced from a single cell.
cellmate a person that one shares a prison or jail cell with.
cell membrane the semipermeable membrane that encloses the contents of a cell; plasma membrane.
cello a large four-stringed instrument of the violin family with a pitch lower than that of the viola but higher than that of the double bass; violoncello.
cellophane a thin, transparent cellulose wrapping. [2 definitions]
cellophane noodle an extremely thin, transparent Oriental noodle.
cell phone a mobile telephone that operates using radio signals and therefore requires no wires. A cell phone is part of a system composed of many low-power radio transmitters located in "cells" across a region and will receive a radio signal from whichever transmitter in the system is closest; cellular phone.
cellular of, pertaining to, or resembling cells. [2 definitions]
cellular phone a mobile telephone that operates using radio signals and therefore requires no wires. A cellular phone is part of a system composed of many low-power radio transmitters located in "cells" across a region and will receive a radio signal from whichever transmitter in the system is closest; cell phone.
cellulite fatty deposits, especially in the area of the hips and thighs, which create a dimpled appearance on the surface of these areas.
cellulitis a bacterial infection of the inner layers of skin.
celluloid a flammable, brittle material used esp. for motion picture film. [2 definitions]