file card


noun

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).

Nearby words

  1. filch,
  2. filcher,
  3. filchner ice shelf,
  4. file,
  5. file band,
  6. file clerk,
  7. file extension,
  8. file folder,
  9. file footage,
  10. file server

Origin of file card

First recorded in 1965–70

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British Dictionary definitions for filecard

filecard

noun

a type of brush with sharp steel bristles, used for cleaning the teeth of a file
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