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cellular phone

sel y lr fon
part of speech: noun
definition: a telephone that can be taken anywhere and does not use wires. A cellular phone uses radio signals that are sent out from many different points called "cells." A cellular phone gets its signals from whatever cell is closest to it at the moment. A cellular phone is often called a "cell phone."
Sam's grandmother didn't have a cellular phone until last year. She only had the phone in her house.