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.
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- 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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Down the stairs, around the corner, through a keycard door and voila, Plague!
Tara followed Jenny down the corridor to a back room with a locked keycard entry.
The affidavit for a search warrant says Shon Pernice, an Independence firefighter, used an electronic keycard to enter the back door of the Independence hazmat station — where solvents and other cleaning materials are stored — at 4: 26 a.m.
We pay for our electricity using a keycard which we load at the local shop.
The elevator opens but requires a keycard to take me any higher.
Davin slid his Torchwood keycard into the lock and the door opened with a soft click.
You will require a blue keycard to pass the environmental filters, and even so, such an action is not recommended.
Palming the keycard, Jean-Julien picked up the powdered-root packet, then straightened, and slipped the key-card into his trouser pocket.
Dallas nabbed his keycard from the nightstand and headed for the door.
As he slipped his keycard into the slot on the door handle, he realized that not even cold water could diminish the molten heat of his lust for the lovely hoodoo—lust she would finally see and admire.