text

text
I. text text 1 [tekst] noun
1. [uncountable] any written material:

• One disk can store the equivalent of 200 pages of text.

  [m0] II. text text 2 verb [intransitive, transitive] TELECOMMUNICATIONS
to send someone a written message on a mobile phone:

• I'll text you as soon as I get the news.

— texting also text messaging noun [uncountable] :

• Networks say texting is most popular among the under-30s.

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Ⅰ.
text UK US /tekst/ noun
[U] the written words in a book, on the internet, etc., rather than the pictures: »

There's still space on the ad for a further piece of text.

»

We give the address of the website in several places in the printed text.

»

You can highlight horizontal blocks of text by clicking and dragging the mouse.

[C] COMMUNICATIONS a short written message that you send or receive using a mobile phone; a text message: get/receive/send a text »

A third of teenagers send more than 100 texts every day.

»

This package gives users 300 minutes and 500 texts a month.

the text of sth — Cf. the text of sth
Ⅱ.
text UK US /tekst/ verb [T]
to send someone a written message on a mobile phone: »

After texting a code number, users will be able to launch the web-based application on their mobile screen.

»

Text me when you get out of the interview.

text sth to sb/sth »

Order your copy now by texting PROMO to this number.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Text — (t[e^]kst), n. [F. texte, L. textus, texture, structure, context, fr. texere, textum, to weave, construct, compose; cf. Gr. te ktwn carpenter, Skr. taksh to cut, carve, make. Cf. {Context}, {Mantle}, n., {Pretext}, {Tissue}, {Toil} a snare.] 1. A …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Text — may refer to:* Plain text * Written language ** Book ** Textbook, a standardized instructional book * TEXT, a Swedish band formed by 3/4 ex Refused Members. * Text file, a computer file consisting solely of characters from a recognized character… …   Wikipedia

  • TEXT — is the band founded by Kristofer Steen, David Sandström, Fredrik Bäckström and Jon F Brännström. All, except Bäckström, were ex members of hardcore band Refused. Stylistically, they have little in common with Refused apart from this fact. Their… …   Wikipedia

  • Text Me TV — is a television program based out of Lansing, Michigan, produced at the Lansing affiliate for The CW, WLAJ DT2. It consists of one or two people onscreen who read cell phone text messages sent in by viewers, occasionally reacting to them. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Text — Sm std. (14. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. textus Text , eigentlich Gewebe zu l. texere weben , das mit gr. téchnē f. Handwerk, Kunst, Fertigkeit verwandt ist (Technik).    Ebenso nndl. tekst, ne. text, nfrz. texte, nschw. text, nisl. texti. S …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • text — The meaning most familiar to many people today may well be the most recent one, short for text message (see next entry). This meaning has produced a revival of an obsolete verb: to text someone is to send them a text message …   Modern English usage

  • Text — Text, v. t. To write in large characters, as in text hand. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Text- — [lat. textus = Gewebe (slat. = Gewebe der Rede, »Text«), textile = Tuch, Leinwand u. textum, textura = Gefüge (texere, textum = weben, flechten, verfertigen)]: Wortbildungselement in Zus., die sich einerseits auf natürliche oder hergestellte… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • text — [tekst] n. [ME < OFr texte < L textus, fabric, structure, text < pp. of texere, to weave: see TECHNIC] 1. the actual structure of words in a piece of writing; wording 2. a) the actual or original words used by an author, as distinguished …   English World dictionary

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