Definition of microcell in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrōˌsel/


A small mobile phone base station connected to the phone network via the Internet, typically used to improve mobile phone reception within a particular area: to shift the burden on its network to the Internet, the company is selling microcells to its cellphone customers, to install in their homes
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  • The microcell has allowed me to cut my land line down to local only.
  • Recall, I live in an area with no usable signal, hence the microcell.
  • This comes on top of in flight cellphone service, in which essentially a microcell is established inside the aircraft, and where your phone "roams" from your home network to that inside the plane.

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Syllabification: mi·cro·cell

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