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Yes. The word cel is a Scrabble US word. The word cel is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is cel a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word cel is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

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3 letters words from 'cel'

CEL 5 

2 letters words from 'cel'

EL 2 

All 3 letters words made out of cel

cel ecl cle lce elc lec

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Definitions and meaning of cel

cel

Alternative forms

  • cell

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɛl/

Etymology 1

Clipping of celluloid.

Noun

cel (plural cels)

  1. A piece of celluloid on which has been drawn a frame of an animated film.
Derived terms
  • cel shading

Etymology 2

Clipping of celibate.

Noun

cel (uncountable)

  1. clipping of celibate.
Synonyms
  • celibate
  • truecel
Derived terms

Anagrams

  • CLE, ECL, LCE, LEC

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan cel, from Latin caelum, from Proto-Italic *kailom, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂i-lom (whole), from *keh₂i-.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈsɛl/

Noun

cel m (plural cels)

  1. sky
  2. heaven

Derived terms

  • celobert
  • gratacel

Related terms

  • celeste

Further reading

  • “cel” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “cel” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “cel” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “cel” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Crimean Tatar

Noun

cel

  1. (Northern dialect) gale, wind

Usage notes

  • Literary form: yel

Declension


Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sɛl]

Noun

cel

  1. genitive plural of cela

Noun

cel

  1. genitive plural of clo

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch celle, from Latin cella.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɛl/
  • Hyphenation: cel
  • Rhymes: -ɛl

Noun

cel f (plural cellen, diminutive celletje n)

  1. cell (a compartment)
    1. component of a battery
    2. (biology) component of a body tissue
    3. (architecture) a small room, such as a prison or cloister cell
    4. (entomology) cell – of a honeycomb
    5. (computer science) cell – of a table

Synonyms

  • (prison cell): gevangeniscel
  • (cloister cell): kloostercel

Derived terms

  • brandstofcel
  • bloedcel
  • celkern
  • cellenbeton
  • celmaat
  • celmembraan
  • celwand
  • eicel
  • hersencel
  • telefooncel
  • zenuwcel

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: sel
  • Indonesian: sel

Latvian

Verb

cel

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of celt
  2. 2nd person singular imperative form of celt

Old French

Alternative forms

  • cil
  • chil
  • chel

Etymology

From an earlier cil, ultimately from Vulgar Latin *ecce illu, a compound of Latin ecce or eccum and illum. Largely replaced cist used in earlier Old French.

Adjective

cel m (oblique and nominative feminine singular cele)

  1. this (the one in question)

Declension

Synonyms

  • cist (chiefly 12th and 13th centuries)

Descendants

  • Middle French: [Term?]
    • French: ce
    • Lorrain: ceil
      • Barrois: cheil

Old Occitan

Etymology

From Latin caelum.

Noun

cel m

  1. Heaven

Descendants

  • Catalan: cel
  • Occitan: cèl, ciau, ciel, cèu

Polish

Etymology

From Middle High German zil. Compare German Ziel.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /t͡sɛl/

Noun

cel m inan

  1. goal, aim, objective
  2. (shooting) target
  3. (military) target
  4. destination

Declension

Descendants

  • Russian: цель (celʹ)
  • Ukrainian: ціль (cilʹ)

Noun

cel m anim

  1. (colloquial) aim, ability to hit a target with a weapon

Declension

Noun

cel f

  1. genitive plural of cela

Further reading

  • cel in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • cel in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Etymology

Clipping of celular.

Noun

cel m (plural cels)

  1. (Brazil, Internet slang) mobile phone
    Synonym: celular

Romanian

Etymology

From acel.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tʃel]

Determiner

cel m or n (feminine singular cea, masculine plural cei, feminine and neuter plural cele)

  1. (popular) that

Declension

Synonyms

  • acel, acela, ăl, ăla

Article

cel m or n (feminine singular cea, masculine plural cei, feminine and neuter plural cele)

  1. the

Declension

Pronoun

cel m or n (feminine singular cea, masculine plural cei, feminine and neuter plural cele)

  1. the one (that is)

Declension

Derived terms

  • celălalt

Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /t͡séːʋ/

Adjective

cẹ̑ł (not comparable)

  1. whole

Inflection

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading

  • cel”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Volapük

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tʃel]

Noun

cel (nominative plural cels)

  1. cherry

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • (short for) celluloid, a celluloid frame of an animated cartoon.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)