card swipe

card swipe
noun an electronic reader through which a swipe card is passed.

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  • card swipe — noun An electronic device that reads information on a credit or debit card when the card is passed through it • • • Main Entry: ↑card * * * ˈcard swipe 7 [card swipe] noun an electronic device through which you pass a credit card, etc. in order… …   Useful english dictionary

  • card swipe reader — noun a type of card reader which analyses the information contained in a magnetic strip on the card which is passed through it. Also, card swipe …  

  • swipe card — ➔ card * * * swipe card UK US noun [C] COMMERCE, WORKPLACE ► a plastic card with information on a magnetic strip which can be used to pay for things, enter parts of a building that are not open to everyone, etc.: »Staff now clock on using a swipe …   Financial and business terms

  • CARD — ( certificates of amortized revolving debt) pass through securities backed by credit card receivables. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * card card [kɑːd ǁ kɑːrd] noun [countable] 1. a small piece of plastic or paper that shows that someone… …   Financial and business terms

  • swipe — /swaɪp / (say swuyp) noun 1. Colloquial a sweeping stroke; a stroke with full swing of the arms, as in cricket or golf. 2. a lever like device for raising or lowering a weight, especially a bucket in a well; a sweep. 3. Colloquial → swipes. –verb …  

  • swipe card — noun A credit card, charge card, etc with a magnetic strip suitable for swiping through a terminal • • • Main Entry: ↑swipe * * * swipe card UK US noun [countable] [singular swipe card plural …   Useful english dictionary

  • swipe — [swaɪp] verb swipe a card to pass a special plastic card such as a credit card through a machine that can read the information it contains: • The system allows stores to check a customer s credit account by swiping the card through an electronic… …   Financial and business terms

  • swipe card — swipe cards also swipecard N COUNT A swipe card is a plastic card with a magnetic strip on it which contains information that can be read or transferred by passing the card through a special machine. They use a swipe card to go in and out of… …   English dictionary

  • Swipe — may refer to a number of things:* Swipe (breakdance move) * Swipe (comics) * Swipe, a dice game by Fundex Games * Swipe is a colloquial word for shoplifting or theft, eg. He swiped a chocolate bar from the newsagent. * Swipe files are templates… …   Wikipedia

  • swipe card — swipe ,card noun count a plastic card that you pass through a piece of electronic equipment that reads the information stored on the card, for example in order to open a door or to pay for something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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