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electric cells

electric cells is a plural form of electric cell

electric cell

Definition:

a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

electric cells

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

cell

Etymology:

"small room", from Latin cella "small room, store room, hut", related to Latin...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Electrical cell [disambiguation]

may refer to: Electrochemical cell, a device which produces electricity through chemical reactions, commonly referred to as a battery | Solar cell, a device which produces electricity from sunlight | Electrolytic cell, a device which decomposes... (34 of 82 words, 3 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Electrical cell

Random House Dictionary:

electric cell | cell [synonym, entry 1, definition 7a]

cell1 (definition 7a) (3 of 5 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/electric-cell

Britannica Encyclopedia:

cell [biology] | CO2 [chemical formula] | H2[chemical formula]

in biology, the basic membrane-bound unit that contains the fundamental molecules of life and of which all living things are composed. A single cell ... (24 of 926 words, 60 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/101396​/cell

cell [electronics]

in electricity, unit structure used to generate an electrical current by some means other than the motion of a conductor in a magnetic field. A solar ... (26 of 177 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/101461​/cell

Merriam-Webster:

cell | apartment [synonym, sense-specific] | room [synonym, sense-specific] | chamber [synonym, sense-specific] | closet [synonym, sense-specific] | accommodation [similar, sense-specific] | bay [similar, sense-specific] | berth [similar, sense-specific] | booth [similar, sense-specific] | ...

a small religious house dependent on a monastery or convent | a one-room dwelling occupied by a solitary person (as a hermit) ; a single room (as in a ... (28 of 363 words, 9 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/cell

American Heritage Dictionary:

cell | celled [past tense] | celling [present participle] | cells [3rd-person singular present] | -cyte | electrochemical cell [sense-specific]

A narrow confining room, as in a prison or convent. | A small enclosed cavity or space, such as a compartment in a honeycomb or within a plant ovary ... (28 of 278 words, 16 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cell

New World Dictionary:

cell | celled [adjective, related]

a small convent or monastery attached to a larger one | a hermit's hut | a small room or cubicle, as in a convent or prison | a very small hollow, ... (28 of 202 words, 7 definitions, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cell

Columbia Encyclopedia:

battery, electric | electric battery | dry cell | batteries, electric | alkaline dry cell

device that converts chemical energy into electrical energy, consisting of a group of electric cells that are connected to act as a source of direct ... (25 of 1006 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0806492​.html

cell | alkaline dry cell | cell division | mitochondria | nucleolus | nucleus

in biology, the unit of structure and function of which all plants and animals are composed. The cell is the smallest unit in the living organism that ... (27 of 246 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0811043​.html

Collins Dictionary:

cell | cel | electrolytic cell [sense-specific] | celluloid (sense 2b), celluloid [sense-specific] | cubicle [synonym, sense-specific] | cell-like [adjective, derived]

a small simple room, as in a prison, convent, monastery, or asylum; cubicle | any small compartment | [biology] the basic structural and functional ... (22 of 715 words, 13 definitions, 11 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/cell

Wiktionary:

cell | cells [plural] | celled [past tense] | celling [present participle] | cytochemistry [biochemistry] | adipocyte [cytology, types] | adipocytes [cytology, types, plural]

A single-room dwelling for a hermit. | [historical] A small monastery or nunnery dependent on a larger religious establishment. | A small room in a monastery or nunnery accommodating one person. | Each of the small hexagonal compartments in a honeycomb... (38 of 455 words, 21 definitions, 15 usage examples, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/cell

Oxford Dictionary:

cell | celled [derived] | cell-like [derived]

a small room in which a prisoner is locked up or in which a monk or nun sleeps | [historical] : a small monastery or nunnery dependent on a larger ... (29 of 200 words, 10 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/cell

Macmillan British Dictionary:

cell [countable] | cells [plural]

[biology] the smallest part of a living structure that can operate as an independent unit. The middle of a cell is called the nucleus | a small room ... (27 of 155 words, 7 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/cell

Cambridge Dictionary:

cell [entry 1]

the smallest basic unit of a plant or animal (9 of 17 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/cell 1

cell [entry 2]

a small room with not much furniture, especially in a prison or a monastery or convent (16 of 24 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/cell 2

cell [entry 3]

a device for producing electrical energy from chemical energy (9 of 18 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/cell 3

cell [entry 4]

a small part of something (5 of 17 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/cell 4

Encarta Dictionary:

cel | cels [plural] | cell: cells [plural] | cells [plural] | cell

a transparent sheet of celluloid that is drawn on to produce a single frame of an animated cartoon (18 of 43 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561532873​/definition​.html  [offline]

cell [entry 1] | cells [plural]

the smallest independently functioning unit in the structure of an ... | a room in a prison, in which one or more prisoners are confined, or a small ... (27 of 276 words, 10 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861595733​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

cell

First use: early 12th century

Origin: "small room", from Latin cella "small room, store room, hut", related to Latin celare "to hide, conceal", from Proto-Indo-European base ... (23 of 158 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=cell

New World Dictionary:

cell

Origin: Middle English from Old English from Old French celle from Latin cella, small room, hut (ecclesiastical Late Latin, monastic cell) from ... (21 of 32 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cell

Wiktionary:

cell | cells [plural] | celled [past tense] | celling [present participle]

Origin: Old English *cella (attested in inflected forms), from Latin cella ("chamber, small room, compartment"), later reinforced by Anglo-Norman cel, sele, Old French cele. | cell phone, from cellular phone,... (28 of 31 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/cell

Merriam-Webster:

cell

First use: 12th century

Origin: Middle English, from Old English, religious house and Anglo-French celle hermit's cell, from Latin cella small room; akin to Latin celare to conceal

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/cell

American Heritage Dictionary:

cell | celled [past tense] | celling [present participle] | cells [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English celle, from Old English cell and from Old French, both from Latin cella, chamber; see kel- [entry 1] in Indo-European roots.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cell

Collins Dictionary:

cell | cel

First use: 12th century

Origin: from Medieval Latin cella monk's cell, from Latin: room, storeroom; related to Latin cēlāre to hide

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/cell

Oxford Dictionary:

cell

Origin: Old English, from Old French celle or Latin cella "storeroom or chamber"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/cell

Encarta Dictionary:

cell [entry 1] | cells [plural]

First use: Pre-12th century

Origin: French from Latin cella "small chamber"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861595733​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

cell | cel

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "cell"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "cell"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/cell

Macmillan American Dictionary:

cell [countable] | cells [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "cell"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/cell

Macmillan British Dictionary:

cell [countable] | cells [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "cell"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/cell

Cambridge Dictionary:

cell [entry 2]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "cell"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "cell"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/cell 2

the Free Dictionary:

cell

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "cell"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "cell"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "cell" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/cell

Google Dictionary:

cell | cells [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "cell"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=cell

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

cell

Audio: North American pronunciation of "cell"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=cel​00001 word=cell

cell

Audio: North American pronunciation of "cell"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=cell​0001 word=cell

YourDictionary Audio:

cell

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "cell" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cell

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