(also cellular telephone)
nounchiefly North American
A telephone with access to a cellular radio system so it can be used over a wide area, without a physical connection to a network. also called mobile phone.
- The broadbanders are also more likely to have mobile Net access and cellular phones, says SRI.
- Wireless technologies such as pagers and cellular phones can send and receive e-mail today and are gaining momentum with users worldwide.
- It combines the benefits of cordless and cellular phones.
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Syllabification: cel·lu·lar phone
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