Meaning of microcellular in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˈsɛljʊlə/


  • 1Containing or made up of minute cells.

    ‘leather upper with a microcellular midsole’
    • ‘Vibracoustic North America, a division of Freudenberg-NOK, uses microcellular urethane, a more pliable form of rubber, to reduce noise, vibration and harshness in the 2002 Lincoln Blackwood.’
    • ‘Later we added microcellular rubber for the heel and cut wedges at its upper end to make a universal joint.’
    • ‘Manufacturers experiencing molding problems may benefit from the MuCell process, which is used to produce microcellular foamed plastics.’
    1. 1.1(of a mobile telephone system) having small cells, typically with a radius of five hundred metres.
      ‘digital microcellular technology’
      • ‘Not only does adoption of this system provide benefits in these two important areas, but it can also offer advantages through low-cost basestation deployment in microcellular systems, as well as reducing human health problems.’
      • ‘And we have microcellular approaches where we can build a cell that might serve a half-mile radius.’