air cell

air cell
an air pocket at the bottom end of an egg formed from contraption of the eggs contents through loss of moisture and cooling from its initial filled state.

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  • Air cell — Cell Cell, n. [OF. celle, fr. L. cella; akin to celare to hide, and E. hell, helm, conceal. Cf. {Hall}.] 1. A very small and close apartment, as in a prison or in a monastery or convent; the hut of a hermit. [1913 Webster] The heroic confessor in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • air cell — n a cavity or receptacle for air esp ALVEOLUS (b) * * * 1. any minute bodily chamber filled with air, such as an alveolus of the lung. 2. a cavity containing air and surrounded by a bodily structure, usually one of the bones of the head, such as… …   Medical dictionary

  • Air cell — 1. (Bot.) A cavity in the cellular tissue of plants, containing air only. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A receptacle of air in various parts of the system; as, a cell or minute cavity in the walls of the air tubes of the lungs; the air sac of birds;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • air-cell — airˈ cavity or airˈ cell noun (botany) An intercellular space containing air • • • Main Entry: ↑air …   Useful english dictionary

  • air cell — air′ cell n. bot zool. anat. a cavity or receptacle of the body that contains air …   From formal English to slang

  • air cell — noun a tiny sac for holding air in the lungs; formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways • Syn: ↑alveolus, ↑air sac • Derivationally related forms: ↑alveolate (for: ↑alveolus) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • air cell — 1. Anat., Zool., Bot. a cavity or receptacle containing air. 2. Elect. a cell in which the positive electrode is depolarized by the oxygen in the air. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • air cell — /ˈɛə sɛl/ (say air sel) noun a small cavity full of air in plant or animal tissue; air sac; air bladder …  

  • mastoid air cell — n MASTOID CELL …   Medical dictionary

  • Air (visual novel) — Air Air original visual novel cover. Depicted are Kano (left), Misuzu (center), and Minagi (right). Genre Drama, Fantasy, Romance …   Wikipedia

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