sim card

SIM card card
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sim kahrd]
    • /sɪm kɑrd/
    • /ˈsɪm kɑːd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sim kahrd]
    • /sɪm kɑrd/

Definitions of sim card words

  • noun sim card 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. 1
  • countable noun sim card A SIM card is a microchip in a mobile phone that connects it to a particular phone network. SIM is an abbreviation for 'Subscriber Identity Module'. 0
  • noun acronym sim card subscriber identity module card: a small card used in a mobile phone to store data about the network, telephone number, etc 0

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Origin of sim card

First appearance:

before 1990
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 1990-95

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Parts of speech for Sim card


sim card popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

sim card usage trend in Literature

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