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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How to use smart card in a sentence
Around 2000, a team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory demonstrated thin-film batteries—the kind deployed in small electronics like smart cards and pacemakers—that used solid-state lithium-metal technology.Novel lithium-metal batteries will drive the switch to electric cars | Katie McLean | February 24, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
The consumers buy a smart card (very similar to phone-cards).After the Rain | Sam Vaknin
British Dictionary definitions for smart card
a plastic card with integrated circuits used for storing and processing computer data: Also called: laser card, intelligent card
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