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

  • n. An engraved card bearing one's full name. Also called visiting card.
  • n. A distinguishing characteristic or behavior.
  • n. See phone card.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small printed card which identifies the bearer, traditionally presented for introduction when making a social visit to a home or when attending a formal social event or business meeting.
  • n. An attribute, object, or behavior which is distinctly characteristic of someone or something.
  • n. Excrement, especially of a domestic animal.
  • n. A prepaid card or credit card, usually electronically readable, used to pay the charges when making a telephone call.

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

  • n. a card that is used instead of cash to make telephone calls
  • n. a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited
  • n. a distinguishing characteristic or behavior


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