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file card

  1. a card of a size suitable for filing, typically 3 × 5 inches (7.62 × 12.7 cm) or 4 × 6 inches (10.16 × 15.24 cm).
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Origin of file card

First recorded in 1965–70
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Examples from the Web for file card

Historical Examples of file card

  • Both files and rasps can be cleaned with a file-card, Fig. 148.

    Handwork in Wood

    William Noyes

  • But it will also be found necessary to occasionally clean the file with a file-brush or file-card.

  • They press the wrong, keys and make errors in copying the total from the machine indicators to the file-card.