text messaging

noun
|Updated on: 4 Aug 2018

Definition of text messaging

: the sending of short text messages electronically especially from one cell phone to another

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First Known Use of text messaging

1982

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TEXT MESSAGING Defined for Kids

text messaging

noun text mes·sag·ing \ -ˈme-si-jiŋ \

Definition of text messaging for Students

: the sending of messages electronically usually from one cell phone to another

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