1. Noun.  A room in a monastery accommodating one person.
  2. Noun.  A room in a prison for containing inmates.
  3. Noun.  A component of an electrical battery.
  4. Noun.  A small group of people forming part of a larger organization.
  5. Noun.  (meteorology) A small thunderstorm, caused by convection, that forms ahead of a storm front.
  6. Noun.  (cytology) The basic unit of a living organism, surrounded by a cell membrane.
  7. Noun.  (biology) A cavity in a structure such as a honeycomb or ovary.
  8. Noun.  (computing) The minimal unit of a cellular automaton that can change state and has an associated behavior.
  9. Noun.  (communication) A short, fixed-length packet as in asynchronous transfer mode.
  10. Noun.  (communication) A region of radio reception that is a part of a larger radio network.
  11. Noun.  (geometry) A three-dimensional facet of a polytope.
  12. Noun.  (US, informal) A cellular phone.

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