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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The transmission of an electronic message over a computer network using software that immediately displays the message in a window on the screen of the recipient.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of realtime communication where two or more people exchange text messages, usually short, using computers or other devices with communications capabilities.


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