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SMS


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A short message sent from a mobile phone. Also called a text message. Such messages tend to be telegraphic in style: closer to speech than to formal writing. Texting is particularly popular among teenagers and young adults, especially females, and it is frequently primarily phatic in function.

Subjects: Computing.


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