Definition of Jail cell

1. Noun. A room where a prisoner is kept.

Exact synonyms: Cell, Prison Cell
Specialized synonyms: Bullpen, Detention Cell, Detention Centre, Cooler, Tank, Dungeon, Guardroom, Hold, Keep, Sweatbox
Group relationships: Cellblock, Ward
Generic synonyms: Room
Derivative terms: Cellular



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jail Cell

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jahiliyyah
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jaikie
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jail
jail-bird
jail-birds
jail bait
jail cell (current term)
jail delivery
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Literary usage of Jail cell

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Guide to the County Archives of California by California Historical Survey Commission, John Francis Davis (1919)
"1 v.. in the jail cell; 1901- date, 2 v. Maps and Plats: THE ASSESSOR Official ... 1887-1914, 31 v.. in jail cell. Real Estate Records, card file. 4 boxes. ..."

2. Firewalls, Web and Internet Security, 1997: Conference Proceedings edited by Randy J. Keefe (1998)
"By creating this "jail cell" around a server, if the server program is compromised by an outside request, then the extent of damage that can be caused by ..."

3. Detained in China and Tibet: A Directory of Political and Religious Prisoners by Robin Munro, Mickey Spiegel, Asia Watch Committee (U.S.) (1994)
"After returning in mid-1990, he was arrested in Changsha and imprisoned in the Changsha No.l Jail (Cell 13). As a youth, Liu was involved in dissident ..."

4. Heroes of Destiny Episode I: Eternal Knights by Kevin Wong (2006)
"After the party had won the battle against the Hell Dragon, they began walking towards the jail-cell section of Xeal Prison. And after the party entered the ..."

5. Correction and Prevention by Eugene Smith, Hastings Hornell Hart (1910)
"Overcrowding necessitates the placing of two or more prisoners in a cell, Which is injurious to health as well as to morals. No jail cell can have air ..."

6. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"jail cell. As building, see "Building." JAIL LIBERTIES. A space of ground 1n a square, the center of each of whose sides shall be one mile distant from the ..."

7. The Human Rights Watch Global Report on Prisons by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch (Organization (1993)
"In the US, we documented the case of Jason laquinta, who had turned eighteen two weeks before being incarcerated in a jail cell with several older inmates ..."

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