or flash card
[ flash-kahrd ]
/ ˈflæʃˌkɑrd /
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a card having words, numerals, or pictures on it, designed for gaining a rapid response from pupils when held up briefly by a teacher, used especially in reading, arithmetic, or vocabulary drills.
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How to use flashcard in a sentence
The OS is loaded on a flash-card; it auto-detects any wireless cards and auto-configures them to seek out other access points.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for flashcard
a card on which are written or printed words for children to look at briefly, used as an aid to learning
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