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  • n. A piece of heavy paper stock used to record information to be stored in an index.


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  • An index card with a note “To be picked up by Adele Hopkins” was stapled to the bag.


  • “How effective do you think Electra’s index card system is?”

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  • On her way out the door, she pinned the index card with the FOUND: VIETNAMESE POTBELLIED PIG notice to the bulletin board inside the front door.

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  • There were fifty-four card tables covering the gym floor, and my seat was at number forty-three, with an index card that read HUCK taped to the back.

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  • A workable compromise was reached when Dr. Brooks and the boy taped an index card with the word “Medicine?” on it to a pencil.

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