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addaword.gifdefinition of textraction

noun
loss of concentration caused by texting while doing something else, e.g. driving, walking. It is a blend of 'text' and 'distraction'.
With the recent buzz on the safety issues related to cell phone usage and texting while driving, in particular, here is a term that could be used to describe it: textraction.
Submitted on 05/08/2009 11:01:00
Definition of textraction from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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