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[simz] /sɪmz/
William Sowden
[soud-n] /ˈsaʊd n/ (Show IPA),
1858–1936, U.S. admiral, born in Canada.

SIM card

[sim] /sɪm/
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.
Also called SIM.
Origin of SIM card
First recorded in 1990-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There was a slight pause as Sims drummed impatiently on the phone.

    The Shining Cow Alex James
  • Sims rushed from the house, met Johnson, grasped him by the shoulders, shaking him.

    The Shining Cow Alex James
  • As fortune would have it, Sims slunk into camp just at the dinner hour.

    The Free Range

    Francis William Sullivan
  • This he handed to Sims, who promptly opened it and started to read.

    The Free Range

    Francis William Sullivan
  • His mind reverted to Hard-winter Sims and the sheep camp by the Badwater.

    The Free Range

    Francis William Sullivan
British Dictionary definitions for Sims

SIM Card

noun acronym
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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