- Subscriber Identity/Identification Module: a removable card inside a cell phone that stores data unique to the user, as an identification number, passwords, phone numbers, and messages.
Origin of SIM card
First recorded in 1990–95
Also called SIM
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Examples from the Web for sim
Revolutionaries need to stay connected, and they come to Balian for SIM cards and USB Internet sticks.
Balian then pages through a six-inch stack of the passport scans he takes to issue his SIM cards.
There were no SIM cards, so that they could not be triggered by a phone call.Al Qaeda's Doomsday Plan
November 2, 2010
CNN reported this morning that some demonstrators were being told to remove the SIM cards in their phones to avoid being tracked.Marked for Death by Twitter
June 20, 2009
All was as merry as a marriage bell, and might have continued so but for that puppy Sim.A Woman Tenderfoot
Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
This was afore he got married, Sim; his wife's tamed him a little.
Sim Phinney grinned at Mr. Rowe, who was very much embarrassed.
Sim had stooped to pick up the quarter the Prince of Wales had hove at him.
"You don't look merry as a Christmas tree, Sim," he observed.
- a computer game which simulates an activity such as playing a sport or flying an aircraft
- subscriber identity module card; a small card used in a mobile phone to store data about the network, telephone number, etc
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