from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Material with embedded wire teeth used for cleaning files; card-clothing
- n. A tool for removing debris from between the teeth of a file.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A piece of card-clothing used for cleansing files from metallic dust.
Dario shifted his top file-card to the bottom, once again nearly dropped the whole stack, recovered, and looked out at his audience again.
I used a calculator to do payroll and instituted a file-card system for keeping track of people with whom we did business.
During most of one week Martin lectured from file-card notes.
"Okay," he said; he'd found what he was looking for, a packet of file-card notes which he riffled affectionately with a thumb, then set neatly on a corner of the desk top.
There it was, right in front of my nose, an entry in the usual file-card form, complete with a location code for dock and wharf.
Both files and rasps can be cleaned with a _file-card_, Fig. 148.
These were all real people whose names I wrote down on the file-card, as instructed.
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