SIM card

  1. 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

Contemporary Examples of sim

Historical Examples of sim

  • 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.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Sim Phinney grinned at Mr. Rowe, who was very much embarrassed.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Sim had stooped to pick up the quarter the Prince of Wales had hove at him.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "You don't look merry as a Christmas tree, Sim," he observed.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

British Dictionary definitions for sim


  1. a computer game which simulates an activity such as playing a sport or flying an aircraft

SIM Card

n acronym for
  1. 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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