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smart card

a small plastic card embedded with a memory chip and often a microprocessor, used for financial transactions, identification, as a key, etc.
Origin of smart card
First recorded in 1980-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The consumers buy a smart card (very similar to phone-cards).

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
British Dictionary definitions for smart card

smart card

a plastic card with integrated circuits used for storing and processing computer data Also called laser card, intelligent card
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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smart card

noun phrase

An identity card that provides extensive information on a person by means of a tiny microchip (1980+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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