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Noun: text  tekst
  1. The words of something written
    "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"; "there were more than a thousand words of text";
    - textual matter
     
  2. A passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
    "the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon"
     
  3. A book prepared for use in schools or colleges
    "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy"; "his economics text edition is in its tenth edition";
    - textbook, text edition, schoolbook, school text
     
  4. The main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.)
    "pictures made the text easier to understand"
     
  5. A short text message sent between mobile phones or other electronic devices
    - text message, SMS
     
  6. (computing) data that can be interpreted as human-readable text
Verb: text  tekst
  1. Contact by sending a text message to a mobile phone or other electronic device
    - SMS

Derived forms: texted, texts, texting

Type of: book, matter, passage

Part of: Bible, Book, Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, publication, Scripture, Word, Word of God

Encyclopedia: Text, speech and dialogue