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Another word for cell

  1. Any small container or space

  2. A small room

      1. A jail, especially one in which offenders are held while awaiting a court hearing.
      2. The act or an instance of locking.
      3. The state of being locked.
      1. A member of the set of positive integers; one of a series of symbols of unique meaning in a fixed order that can be derived by counting.
      2. A member of any of the following sets of mathematical objects: integers, rational numbers, real numbers, and complex numbers. These sets can be derived from the positive integers through various algebraic and analytic constructions.
      3. Arithmetic.
      1. One of the parts or spaces into which an area is subdivided.
      2. A separate room, section, or chamber:
      3. To compartmentalize:
      1. A smaller room serving as an entryway into a larger room.
      1. A covered walk with an open colonnade on one side, running along the walls of buildings that face a quadrangle.
      2. A place, especially a monastery or convent, devoted to religious seclusion.
      3. Life in a monastery or convent.
      1. A small, often enclosed compartment, usually accommodating only one person:
      2. A small enclosed compartment with a window, used to separate the occupant from others:
      3. A seating area in a restaurant with a table and seats whose high backs serve as partitions.
      1. A cabinet or enclosed recess for linens, household supplies, or clothing.
      2. A small private chamber, as for study or prayer.
      3. A water closet; a toilet.
      1. A compartment for one domestic animal in a barn or shed.
      2. A booth, cubicle, or stand used by a vendor, as at a market.
      3. A small compartment:
      1. A hole or tunnel dug in the ground by a small animal, such as a rabbit or mole, for habitation or refuge.
      2. A narrow or snug place.
      3. To dig a hole or tunnel for habitation or refuge.
      1. A small corner, alcove, or recess, especially one in a large room.
      2. A hidden or secluded spot.
      1. A bed with high sides for a young child or baby.
      2. A small building, usually with slatted sides, for storing corn.
      3. A rack or trough for fodder; a manger.
      1. An underground vault or chamber, especially one beneath a church that is used as a burial place.
      2. A small pit, recess, or glandular cavity in the body.
      1. A recess in a wall, as for holding a statue or urn.
      2. A cranny, hollow, or crevice, as in rock.
      3. A situation or activity specially suited to a person's interests, abilities, or nature:
      1. A recess or partly enclosed extension connected to or forming part of a room.
      2. A secluded structure, such as a bower, in a garden.
      1. The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
      2. Withdrawal of a military force from a dangerous position or from an enemy attack.
      3. The process of receding from a position or of becoming smaller:
      1. A temporary cessation of the customary activities of an engagement, occupation, or pursuit:
      2. A period in the school day during which students are given time to play or relax.
      3. A remote, secret, or secluded place:
      1. The shelter or retreat of a wild animal; a lair.
      2. A cave or hollow used as a refuge or hiding place.
      3. A hidden or squalid dwelling place:
      1. A room in a house, especially a bedroom.
      2. A room where a person of authority, rank, or importance receives visitors.
      3. The private office where the judge consults with parties and conducts business not required to be brought in open court.
      1. To retain possession of:
      2. To have as a supply:
      3. To provide (a family, for example) with maintenance and support:
      1. A dark, often underground chamber used to confine prisoners.
      2. A donjon.
      1. A small enclosure or cage, as for poultry or small animals.
      2. A cramped or uncomfortably confined space.
      3. A jail or prison.
      1. A hollowed place in something solid; a cavity or pit:
      2. An opening or perforation:
      3. An opening in a defensive formation, such as the area of a baseball infield between two adjacent fielders.
      1. A structure for confining birds or animals, enclosed on at least one side by a grating of wires or bars that lets in air and light.
      2. A barred room or fenced enclosure for confining prisoners.
      3. An enclosing openwork structure:
      1. A ballpoint pen.
      2. A fountain pen.
      3. A pen point.
      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. An arched structure, usually of masonry or concrete, serving to cover a space.
      2. An arched overhead covering, such as the sky, that resembles the architectural structure in form.
      3. A room or space, such as a cellar or storeroom, with arched walls and ceiling, especially when underground.
      1. A small compartment, as for work or study.
      2. A small sleeping compartment, especially within a dormitory.
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  3. A unit of an organization

      1. A nucleus of trained personnel around which a larger organization can be built and trained:
      2. A tightly knit group of zealots who are active in advancing the interests of a revolutionary party.
      3. A member of such a group.
      1. A group of persons hired to applaud at a performance.
      2. A group of fawning admirers.
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities: