[L-], One of the smallest parts of a plant or animal. All cells have their origin in the primary cell from which the organism was developed. Also in electricity ajar or vessel, or a division of a vessel, for holding the fluid of a battery. Daniels' cell. Z, Zinc rod in porous pot P, containing dilute sulphuric acid; C, copper in outer vessel containing copper sulphate solution. Also a room in a prison, a sleeping room in a monastery, a small cavity or hollow place.