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SIM card

[sim] /sɪm/
noun
1.
Subscriber Identity/Identification Module: a removable card inside a cell phone that stores data unique to the user, as an identification number, passwords, phone numbers, and messages.
Also called SIM.
Origin
1990-1995
1990-95
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  • It is also possible to refill such an account without purchasing a new sim card.
British Dictionary definitions for sim

sim

/sɪm/
noun
1.
a computer game which simulates an activity such as playing a sport or flying an aircraft

SIM Card

noun acronym
1.
subscriber identity module card; a small card used in a mobile phone to store data about the network, telephone number, etc
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Contemporary definitions for sim
noun

short for Subscriber Identity Module, a "smart" card securely storing subscriber-related data, such as phone numbers, service details, and memory for storing messages; also called SIM card

Word Origin

1980-85

noun

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sim in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for sim

SIM

  1. simulator
  2. Society for the Internet in Medicine
  3. solar irradiance monitor
  4. subscriber identity module
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