cellular phone: Meaning and Definition of

cel'lular phone'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a mobile telephone system using low-powered radio transmitters, with each transmitter covering a distinct geographical areaand computer equipment to switch a call from one area to another, thus enabling large-scale car or portable phone service. Also called
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