a small plastic card embedded with a memory chip and often a microprocessor, used for financial transactions, identification, as a key, etc.
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Origin of smart card
First recorded in 1980–85
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British Dictionary definitions for smart card
a plastic card with integrated circuits used for storing and processing computer dataAlso called: laser card, intelligent card
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