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[mes-uh-jing] /ˈmɛs ə dʒɪŋ/
a system or process of transmitting messages, especially electronically, by computer, telephone, television cable, etc.
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Examples from the web for messaging
  • Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and come prepared with a sense of adventure and a text messaging enabled cell phone.
  • First he pioneered antivirus software, then instant messaging.
  • Please turn off your cell phones, pagers and refrain from text messaging during events.
  • Now comes a new paper that suggests this whole to-do over messaging might be moot.
  • Is there any physical evidence which compares symbolic messaging between the two groups.
  • Friends in different countries are always text messaging me their culinary creations.
  • In the last week, it seems nearly every campaign's messaging has largely devolved to calling the opposing campaign liars.
  • We've also got picture messaging, which could be a subset.
  • Intense messaging by both political parties on which was more to blame is surely to spill out for days, if not months.
  • Of course he's going to say yes, he deserves to be reelected, and then repeat his familiar messaging.
British Dictionary definitions for messaging


the practice of sending and receiving written communications by computer or mobile phone
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for messaging

1865, verbal noun from message (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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