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cellular phone

noun
1.
a mobile telephone system using low-powered radio transmitters, with each transmitter covering a distinct geographical area (cell) and computer equipment to switch a call from one area to another, thus enabling large-scale car or portable phone service.
Also called cell· phone·, cellular telephone.
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  • cellular phone service providers offer new models of these devices every few months.
  • He scratched the label off a beer bottle and skittered his fingers over the buttons of a cellular phone without ever dialing.
  • In the car you drink coffee, listen to self-improvement tapes, talk on the cellular phone and floss.
  • We have completed a limited-scope review of state employee cellular phone contracts and usage.

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