Definition of cellular phone in English:

cellular phone

Syllabification: cel·lu·lar phone
(also cellular telephone)


chiefly 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.
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    • 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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