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smart card

n.
A plastic card containing a microchip and enabling the holder to purchase goods and services, enter restricted areas, access medical, financial, or other records, or perform other operations requiring data stored on the microchip.

smart card

n
(Computer Science) a plastic card with integrated circuits used for storing and processing computer data. Also called: laser card or intelligent card

smart′ card`


n.
a small plastic card usu. embedded with an electronic memory chip, used for financial transactions, identification, as a key, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smart card - a plastic card containing a microprocessor that enables the holder to perform operations requiring data that is stored in the microprocessorsmart card - a plastic card containing a microprocessor that enables the holder to perform operations requiring data that is stored in the microprocessor; typically used to perform financial transactions
positive identification - evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance; "a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"
charge account credit, open-end credit, revolving credit - a consumer credit line that can be used up to a certain limit or paid down at any time
Translations
بِطاقَه ذَكِيَّه
paměťová karta
smartkort
intelligens kártyamemóriakártya
čipová kreditná karta
pametna kartica
akıllı kartmikrodevre kartı

smart

(smaːt) adjective
1. neat and well-dressed; fashionable. You're looking very smart today; a smart suit.
2. clever and quick in thought and action. We need a smart boy to help in the shop; I don't trust some of those smart salesmen.
3. brisk; sharp. She gave him a smart slap on the cheek.
verb
1. (of part of the body) to be affected by a sharp stinging feeling. The thick smoke made his eyes smart.
2. to feel annoyed, resentful etc after being insulted etc. He is still smarting from your remarks.
noun
the stinging feeling left by a blow or the resentful feeling left by an insult. He could still feel the smart of her slap/insult.
ˈsmarten (often with up) verb
to make or become smarter. He has smartened up a lot in appearance lately.
ˈsmartly adverb
The soldiers stood smartly to attention; She is always smartly dressed.
ˈsmartness noun
ˈsmart bomb noun
a bomb that is designed to locate the target and hit it accurately.
ˈsmart card noun
an advanced version of a credit card, with a computer memory, which can be used for such purposes as paying money and identification.
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And the association, which includes the world's leading smart-card producers, forecasts a growth rate of more than 35% per year over the next three years, according to CEO Dan Cunningham.
Personal computers could come equipped with smart-card readers to handle transactions over the Internet.
He continues on to the boarding area and inserts his smart card into a smart-card reader at the gate, which instantly verifies his identity with a picture for the gate attendant on a small discreet screen.
At this time SKY subscribers using a SECA enabled decoder need to take no action: SKY will contact each subscriber directly during the next six months to advise if it will supply them with a new decoder or a new smart-card.
We understand that some members want flexibility when it comes to the smart-card platform.
Visa is introducing the smart Visa Ready mark, a Visa corporate identifier that denotes smart-card components, devices and services that have met a set of criteria to ensure consistent performance and utility.
While American consumers have been actively seeking reasons for adopting smart-card technology, their use by the rest of the world has been growing since 1998 at the tremendous rate of more than one billion cards per year.
Bull and Americam have teamed up as partners to market Americam's family of smart-card based secure building access control systems in the United States.
Bull and Americam announced today here at CardTech-SecurTech that they have teamed up as partners to market Americam's family of smart-card based secure building access control systems in the United States.
The Internet Module Solution relies on IBM systems integration of point-of-sale systems, back-end legacy systems, payment, settlement and data mining systems, with Chip Application Technologies' multi-application smart-card offering.
Gemplus(R), the world's leading provider of smart-card based solutions, announced today that Microsoft Corp.
14, 1999--Gemplus(R), the world's leading provider of smart-card based solutions, today announced that the company will feature its GemSAFE(TM) technology and solutions at the upcoming RSA Conference.