active cell

active cell

[¦ak·tiv ′sel]
(computer science)
The cell that continues the value being used or modified in a spreadsheet program, and that is highlighted by the cell pointer. Also known as current cell.

active cell

The intersection of a row and column in a spreadsheet that is currently selected.
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Passive cell balancing compensates for charging voltage mismatches, while active cell balancing maximizes the amount of each charge.
In Extend Selection mode, any click of the mouse will select from the active cell to the newly clicked cell, obliterating any previous selection.
This cellular interaction was associated with increased expression of adhesion and metastatic molecules, active cell cycle proteins, transforming growth factor-beta 3 (TGF-|33), and vimentin, which is a marker of epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT).
In fact, it's spreading so much that, as Silicon India recently reported, the number of active cell phones reached 7.
It performs distributed cell monitoring and balancing operations for stacked cell modules, including Safe Operating Area (SOA) checks and passive or active cell balancing.
The results yielded active cell populations that displayed stable function over two weeks in vitro.
They indicate Lewthwaite is part of an active cell, and there is a risk they are now preparing to mount new attacks.
The Spanish Interior Ministry said: "Everything suggests he was part of ETA's 'reserve apparatus' and was ready to form an active cell when leaders decided.
Rashidiyeh is under the control of the Fatah faction and surrounded by villages loyal to Hezbollah making the camp a less than secure base for the emergence of an active cell of Al-Qaeda-inspired militants.
The major factors that influence post sampling metabolism are analysis delay, sample temperature, and metabolically active cell count (white cells and thrombocytes).
Each employee buys a phone, fills out an allowance request form, and attaches a copy of the active cell phone contract for monthly reimbursement, which is then approved by the vice president of business and finance.