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IM1

noun, plural IMs, IM's
verb (used without object), IM'd or IMed, IM'ing or IMing.
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  • I'd almost called her a million times, written a thousand unsent emails and ims.

    Little Brother Cory Doctorow
  • You should ha' seen him Sundays, interruptin' the minister and givin' out 'ims.

  • Uncle Amzi ims going to make big toboggan in ims yard and oo can slide down wif me.

    Otherwise Phyllis Meredith Nicholson
British Dictionary definitions for ims

IMS

abbreviation
1.
Indian Medical Service

im

abbreviation
1.
Isle of Man

IM

abbreviation
1.
(computing) instant messaging
2.
Also i.m.. intramuscular
3.
(chess) International Master
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ims in Medicine

IM abbr.
internal medicine

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

IMS

1.
Information Management Society
2.
information management system
3.
Institute of Museum Services

IM

1.
immediately (shortwave transmission)
2.
immunoassay
3.
instant message
4.
intermediate modeling
5.
Internal Medicine
6.
intramedullary
7.
intramural
8.
intramuscular
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