magnetic strip

  1. a strip of magnetic material on which information may be stored, as by an electromagnetic process, for automatic reading, decoding, or recognition by a device that detects magnetic variations on the strip: a credit card with a magnetic strip to prevent counterfeiting. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use magnetic strip in a sentence

  • Say, old-timer, is it right about Mac losing his stripes and getting thirty days in the cooler?

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • He turned his arm so that we could see the ripped stitching where his sergeant's stripes had been cut away.

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Therefore shall Moab howl to Moab, every one shall howl: to them that rejoice upon the brick walls, tell ye their stripes.

  • For about thirty feet from the ground this was painted in coloured stripes very much like a barber's pole.

    Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike
  • When the orange-and-red banner was actually replaced by the Stars and Stripes, many in the crowd shed tears.

    The Philippine Islands | John Foreman