card reader

noun

a device, no longer widely used, for reading information on a punched card and transferring it to a computerCompare card punch

Nearby words

  1. card file,
  2. card in,
  3. card index,
  4. card players, the,
  5. card punch,
  6. card shark,
  7. card surfing,
  8. card table,
  9. card tart,
  10. card up one's sleeve

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Examples from the Web for card reader

  • "The lady has restored peace to my spirit," he said, offering her his hand across the table and pressing that of the card-reader.

    Brazilian Tales|Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis