SMS

abbreviation or noun \ ˌes-ˌem-ˈes \

Definition of SMS

: a technology for sending short text messages between mobile phones
  • Although driven by teens and young adults who seemingly aren't satisfied with online instant messaging, SMS can be very useful for sending urgent messages to family members or co-workers.
  • Consumer Reports
often used before another noun
  • Creative, colorful, and sometimes perplexing, emoji add energy to SMS messages.
  • —Christina Bonnington
; also : a message sent using this technology : text message
  • … is helping to test a device that implants sensors in cows to let farmers know when they are in heat. When that is the case, the device sends an SMS to the farmer's phone.
  • —John Tagliabue

Origin and Etymology of sms

Short Message Service


Learn More about sms

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of SMS


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