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PDA

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noun \ˌpē-(ˌ)dē-ˈā\

Simple Definition of PDA

  • : a small electronic device that is used for storing and organizing information (such as phone numbers, addresses, appointments, and notes)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of PDA

  1. :  a small handheld device equipped with a microprocessor that is used especially for storing and organizing personal information (as addresses and schedules)

Origin and Etymology of pda

personal digital assistant


First Known Use: 1992


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PDA

abbreviation

Definition of PDA

  1. public display of affection




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