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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A usually plastic card with a magnetically coded strip that is scanned in order to operate a mechanism such as a door or an automated teller machine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A usually plastic card which stores a digital signature that is used to operate an electronic access control lock.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a plastic card that has a magnetically coded strip that is scanned in order to operate a mechanism

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