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GSM

 (gē′ĕs′ĕm′)
n.
An international telecommunications standard for the transmission of voice and data between cell phones and other mobile devices.

[Originally short for French Groupe Spécial Mobile, Special Mobile Group, now officially short for Global System for Mobile Communications.]

gsm

abbreviation for
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) grams per square metre: the term used to specify the weight of paper

GSM

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) Global System for Mobile Communications
Translations

GSM

[ˌdʒiːɛsˈɛm] n abbr (=Global System for Mobile Communications) → GSM mG-string [ˈdʒiːstrɪŋ] n (= garment) → string m

GSM

abbr
(Telec) of Global System for Mobile CommunicationsGSM; GSM standardGSM-Standard m
abbr of general sales managerVerkaufsleiter(in) m(f)

gsm

abbr of gram(me)s per square metreg/m²
References in periodicals archive ?
The "mode" refers to the fact that the phone supports a type of technology--like GSM or WCDMA (Wide-band Code Divisional Multiple Access).
The initiative defines a core set of consistently available services available on GSM systems that adopt the technology.