PDA

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Informal. public display of affection: Many people are uncomfortable with kissing in public or any other PDA.

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British Dictionary definitions for pda

PDA

abbreviation for

personal digital assistant
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Word Origin and History for pda

pda

by 1992, initialism for personal digital assistant.

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Science definitions for pda

PDA

[pē′dē-ā]

Short for personal digital assistant. A lightweight, handheld computer, typically employing a touch-sensitive screen rather than a keyboard, generally used for storing information such as addresses or schedules. Many PDAs include handwriting recognition software, some support voice recognition, and some have an internal cell phone and modem to link with other computers or networks.
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