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.

Origin of SIM card

First recorded in 1990–95
Also called SIM

Definition for sim (2 of 2) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for sim (1 of 2)


/ (sɪm) /


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

British Dictionary definitions for sim (2 of 2)

SIM Card

n acronym for

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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