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Look up cell in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Cell may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ...


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In the arts: Drawing of the structure of cork as it appeared under the microscope to Robert Hooke from Micrographia which is the origin of the word cell being used to describe the smallest unit of a living organism Cells in culture, stained for keratin (red) and DNA (green) The cell is the... A prokaryote, a simple cell Cell theory refers to the idea that cells are the basic unit of structure in all living things. ... Cell is a bi-monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal which publishes novel research in any area of experimental biology that is significant outside its field. ... Layout of the IBM Cell die Cell is a microprocessor architecture jointly developed by a Sony, Toshiba, and IBM, an alliance known as STI. The architectural design and first implementation were carried out at the STI Design Center over a four-year period beginning March 2001 on a budget reported... PCB Layout Program Electronic design automation (EDA) is the category of tools for designing and producing electronic systems ranging from printed circuit boards (PCBs) to integrated circuits. ... A demonstration electrochemical cell setup resembling the Daniell cell. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Cellular redirects here. ... In telecommunications, cell relay refers to a method of statistically multiplexing fixed-length packets, i. ... A cellular automaton (plural: cellular automata) is a discrete model studied in computability theory, mathematics, and theoretical biology. ... A shelf cloud associated with a heavy or severe thunderstorm over Enschede, The Netherlands. ... Satellite view of a supercell A supercell is a severe thunderstorm with a deep rotating updraft (a mesocyclone) [1]. Supercell thunderstorms are the largest, most severe class of single-cell thunderstorms. ... Honeycomb Honeycombs on a Sacred fig tree A honeycomb is a mass of hexagonal wax cells built by honey bees in their nests to contain their larvae and stores of honey and pollen. ...

In society and religion: In music a cell is similar to a figure or motif. ... The Cell is a 2000 suspense film written by Mark Protosevich and directed by Tarsem Singh. ... Cell is an apocalyptic horror novel published by American author Stephen King in January 2006. ... Cell ) is a fictional graphic novel supervillain who first appears in the Dragon Ball manga created by Akira Toriyama, followed by Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT. He is the ultimate creation of the scientist Dr. Gero, cloned from the cells of several characters from the series. ... Alexandre Scheffer aka Cell is a downtempo/chillout/ambient artist from Paris, France ==Biography==1984 saw Alex entering the world of machines. ... Cell were a New York-based alternative rock/grunge band, formed in the early nineties and split c. ... The Cells were formed in 1998 by singer/guitarist Cory Hance and bassist Brede Hovland. ...

  • A small room with a designated purpose:
    • Prison cell, a room used to hold people in prisons
    • A room in a monastery, lived in by a monk or nun
  • A group organizational structure:
    • Covert cell, a penetration-resistant unit of a secret or outlawed organization
    • Cell group, a unit of around a dozen people in a cell church
    • A minor monastery, subordinate to a larger "mother house" (e.g., Dover Priory to Christchurch Canterbury, or Jarrow Priory to Durham Cathedral)
  • U.S. Cellular Field, aka "The Cell", a baseball stadium in Chicago

A prison Cell A prison cell or detention cell refers to the accommodation of a prisoner in a prison or jail. ... Monastery of St. ... A covert cell structure is a method for organizing undercover or unconventional fighters against a large and well-established organization. ... The cell group is a non-denominational form of church organization that is used in some Christian churches. ... A cell church is a Christian church structure centering on the regular gathering of cell groups. ... Monastery of St. ... U.S. Cellular Field a. ... For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation). ...

See also

  • Cel, a transparent sheet used in traditional animation
  • Celle, a town and district in Lower Saxony, Germany
See Cel programming language for the programming language A cel, short for celluloid, is a transparent sheet on which objects are drawn or painted for traditional, hand-drawn animation. ... Celle is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

  Results from FactBites:
 
Cell (biology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3620 words)
The cell is the structural and functional unit of all living organisms, and is sometimes called the "building block of life." Some organisms, such as bacteria, are unicellular, consisting of a single cell.
The cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell is surrounded by a plasma membrane.
This membrane serves to separate and protect a cell from its surrounding environment and is made mostly from a double layer of lipids (hydrophobic fat-like molecules) and hydrophilic phosphorous molecules.
Cell (biology) - MSN Encarta (2369 words)
The smallest cell, a type of bacterium known as a mycoplasma, measures 0.0001 mm (0.000004 in) in diameter; 10,000 mycoplasmas in a row are only as wide as the diameter of a human hair.
Prokaryotic cells are among the tiniest of all cells, ranging in size from 0.0001 to 0.003 mm (0.000004 to 0.0001 in) in diameter.
The extraordinary biochemical diversity of prokaryotic cells is manifested in the wide-ranging lifestyles of the archaebacteria and the bacteria, whose habitats include polar ice, deserts, and hydrothermal vents—deep regions of the ocean under great pressure where hot water geysers erupt from cracks in the ocean floor.
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