[in-stuh nt mes-ij]Digital Technology
- an electronic message sent in real time via the Internet and therefore immediately available for display on the recipient's screen.Compare text message.
- to send such an electronic message. Abbreviation:IMCompare text(def 16).
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- a message sent using instant-messaging technology
- to send an instant message (to)