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card 1

 (kärd)
n.
1. A flat, usually rectangular piece of stiff paper, cardboard, or plastic, especially:
a. One of a set or pack bearing significant numbers, symbols, or figures, used in games and in divination.
b. A greeting card.
c. A postcard.
d. One bearing a person's name and other information, used for purposes of identification or classification.
e. One bearing the image and often the statistics of a sports figure.
f. A business card.
g. A credit card.
h. A magnetic card.
i. One used for recording information in a file: an index card; a recipe card.
2. cards (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Games
a. A game played with cards.
b. The playing of games with cards.
3. A program, especially for a sports event.
4.
a. A menu, as in a restaurant.
b. A wine list.
5. Computers
a. A printed circuit board that plugs into a slot on a computer's motherboard or into a port on the outside of a device, and performs a particular function, such as data storage or converting and processing signals for communication with other devices.
b. A punch card.
6. A compass card.
7. Informal An eccentrically amusing person.
8.
a. Something, such as an advantageous circumstance or tactical maneuver, that can be used to help gain an objective. Often used with play: "[He believed that] Soviet Russia ... had far more Iranian cards to play than the United States" (Theodore Draper).
b. An appeal to a specified issue or argument, usually one involving strong emotions. Often used with play: "His exposure as a racist ... allowed the defense to play the race card" (New York Times).
tr.v. card·ed, card·ing, cards
1. To furnish with or attach to a card.
2. To list (something) on a card; catalog.
3. To check the identification of, especially in order to verify legal age.
4. Sports To warn or eject (a soccer player who has committed a flagrant foul) by showing a yellow card or a red card.
Phrasal Verbs:
card in
To sign in, as at a place of business, by use of a magnetic card.
card out
To sign out, as from a place of business, by use of a magnetic card.
Idioms:
card up (one's) sleeve
A secret resource or plan held in reserve: a tough negotiator who had a number of cards up his sleeve.
in the cards
Likely or certain to happen: My promotion to a higher position just isn't in the cards.
put/lay (one's) cards on the table
To make frank and clear revelation, as of one's motives or intentions.

[Middle English carde, from Old French carte, from Latin charta, paper made from papyrus, from Greek khartēs.]

card 2

 (kärd)
n.
1. A wire-toothed brush or a machine fitted with rows of wire teeth, used to straighten and separate fibers, as of wool, prior to spinning.
2. A device used to raise the nap on a fabric.
tr.v. card·ed, card·ing, cards
To comb out or brush with a card.

[Middle English carde, from Medieval Latin cardus, from Latin carduus, thistle.]

card′er n.

card

(kɑːd)
n
1. a piece of stiff paper or thin cardboard, usually rectangular, with varied uses, as for filing information in an index, bearing a written notice for display, entering scores in a game, etc
2. such a card used for identification, reference, proof of membership, etc: library card; identity card; visiting card.
3. such a card used for sending greetings, messages, or invitations, often bearing an illustration, printed greetings, etc: Christmas card; birthday card.
4. one of a set of small pieces of cardboard, variously marked with significant figures, symbols, etc, used for playing games or for fortune-telling
5. (Card Games)
a. short for playing card
b. (as modifier): a card game.
c. (in combination): cardsharp.
6. informal a witty, entertaining, or eccentric person
7. (Banking & Finance) short for cheque card, credit card
8. (Navigation) See compass card
9. (Horse Racing) horse racing Also called: race card a daily programme of all the races at a meeting, listing the runners, riders, weights to be carried, distances to be run, and conditions of each race
10. a thing or action used in order to gain an advantage, esp one that is concealed and kept in reserve until needed (esp in the phrase a card up one's sleeve)
11. (Electronics) short for printed circuit card. See printed circuit board
[C15: from Old French carte, from Latin charta leaf of papyrus, from Greek khartēs, probably of Egyptian origin]

card

(kɑːd)
vb
(Textiles) (tr) to comb out and clean fibres of wool or cotton before spinning
n
(Tools) (formerly) a machine or comblike tool for carding fabrics or for raising the nap on cloth
[C15: from Old French carde card, teasel, from Latin carduus thistle]
ˈcarder n

card1

(kɑrd)

n.
1. a usu. rectangular piece of stiff paper, thin pasteboard, or plastic for various uses, as to record information or, when preprinted, to identify the holder.
2. one of a set of cards with spots, figures, etc., used in playing various games.
3. cards, (usu. with a sing. v.)
a. a game or games played with such a set.
b. the playing of such a game: to win at cards.
4. something useful in attaining an objective, comparable to a high card held in a game.
9. a card with a picture of a sports or other figure on one side and information about the figure on the other.
10. a program of the events at races, etc.
13. an amusing, witty, or prankish person.
v.t.
14. to provide with a card.
15. to fasten on a card.
16. to write, list, etc., on cards.
17. to ask (a youth) to produce identification, esp. to check whether the person is of legal drinking age.
Idioms:
1. in the cards, destined to occur.
2. put or lay one's cards on the table, to be completely straightforward.
[1350–1400; Old English: paper, document, letter < Latin c(h)arta sheet of paper]

card2

(kɑrd)

n.
1. a machine for combing and paralleling fibers of cotton, flax, wool, etc., prior to spinning in order to remove short, undesirable fibers and produce a sliver.
2. a similar implement for raising the nap on cloth.
v.t.
3. to dress (wool or the like) with a card.
[1325–75; Middle English carde < Middle French: literally, teasel head < Late Latin cardus thistle, variant of Latin carduus]
card′er, n.

Card.

Cardinal.

card


Past participle: carded
Gerund: carding

Imperative
card
card
Present
I card
you card
he/she/it cards
we card
you card
they card
Preterite
I carded
you carded
he/she/it carded
we carded
you carded
they carded
Present Continuous
I am carding
you are carding
he/she/it is carding
we are carding
you are carding
they are carding
Present Perfect
I have carded
you have carded
he/she/it has carded
we have carded
you have carded
they have carded
Past Continuous
I was carding
you were carding
he/she/it was carding
we were carding
you were carding
they were carding
Past Perfect
I had carded
you had carded
he/she/it had carded
we had carded
you had carded
they had carded
Future
I will card
you will card
he/she/it will card
we will card
you will card
they will card
Future Perfect
I will have carded
you will have carded
he/she/it will have carded
we will have carded
you will have carded
they will have carded
Future Continuous
I will be carding
you will be carding
he/she/it will be carding
we will be carding
you will be carding
they will be carding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been carding
you have been carding
he/she/it has been carding
we have been carding
you have been carding
they have been carding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been carding
you will have been carding
he/she/it will have been carding
we will have been carding
you will have been carding
they will have been carding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been carding
you had been carding
he/she/it had been carding
we had been carding
you had been carding
they had been carding
Conditional
I would card
you would card
he/she/it would card
we would card
you would card
they would card
Past Conditional
I would have carded
you would have carded
he/she/it would have carded
we would have carded
you would have carded
they would have carded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.card - one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunescard - one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes; "he collected cards and traded them with the other boys"
playing card - one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
Hollerith card, punch card, punched card - a card on which data can be recorded in the form of punched holes
tarot, tarot card - any of a set of (usually 72) cards that include 22 cards representing virtues and vices and death and fortune etc.; used by fortunetellers
trading card - a card with a picture on it; collected and traded by children
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
2.card - a card certifying the identity of the bearercard - a card certifying the identity of the bearer; "he had to show his card to get in"
business card - a card on which are printed the person's name and business affiliation
donor card - a card that you carry on your person and that authorizes the use of your organs for transplantation after your death
keycard - a plastic card that has a magnetically coded strip that is scanned in order to operate a mechanism
membership card - a card certifying membership in an organization
borrower's card, library card - a card certifying the bearer's right to use the library
ration card - a card certifying the bearer's right to purchase rationed goods
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"
3.card - a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures); "they sent us a card from Miami"
correspondence - communication by the exchange of letters
get-well card - a card expressing get-well wishes
greeting card - a card sent to express personal greetings
mailing-card, post card, postal card, postcard - a card for sending messages by post without an envelope
sympathy card - a card expressing sympathy
4.card - thin cardboard, usually rectangular
timecard - a card used with a time clock to record an employee's starting and quitting times each day
cardboard, composition board - a stiff moderately thick paper
5.card - a witty amusing person who makes jokescard - a witty amusing person who makes jokes
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
humorist, humourist - someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
6.card - a sign posted in a public place as an advertisementcard - a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions"
sign - a public display of a message; "he posted signs in all the shop windows"
show bill, show card, theatrical poster - a poster advertising a show or play
flash card, flashcard - a card with words or numbers or pictures that is flashed to a class by the teacher
7.card - a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visitedcard - a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited
greeting, salutation - (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
8.card - (golf) a record of scores (as in golf)card - (golf) a record of scores (as in golf); "you have to turn in your card to get a handicap"
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
record book, book, record - a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone; "Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'"; "his name is in all the record books"
9.card - a list of dishes available at a restaurantcard - a list of dishes available at a restaurant; "the menu was in French"
bill - a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)
a la carte - a menu having individual dishes listed with separate prices
prix fixe - a menu listing fixed meals at fixed prices
table d'hote - a menu offering a complete meal with limited choices at a fixed price
10.card - (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat; "the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate"
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
cleanup position, cleanup spot, cleanup - (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
roster, roll - a list of names; "his name was struck off the rolls"
11.card - a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilitiescard - a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
CPU board, mother board - the main circuit board for a computer
PC board - a removable circuit board for a personal computer; fits into a slot in the mother board
printed circuit - computer circuit consisting of an electronic sub-assembly; copper conductors are laminated on an insulating board or card and circuit components are inserted into holes and dip soldered
Verb1.card - separate the fibers of; "tease wool"
separate - divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"
2.card - ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor; "I was carded when I tried to buy a beer!"
insure, see to it, ensure, ascertain, check, assure, control, see - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"

card

Cards

Card games  auction bridge, baccarat, beggar-my-neighbour, bezique, blackjack, boston, bridge, canasta, canfield, casino, chemin-de-fer or chemmy, cinch, contract bridge, cooncan or conquian, cribbage, duplicate bridge, écarté, euchre, faro, five hundred, gin rummy, happy families, hearts, loo, monte, nap or napoleon, old maid, ombre, patience, pinochle, penuchle, penuckle or pinocle, piquet, poker, pontoon, quinze, rouge et noir, rubber bridge, rummy, seven up, skat, slapjack, snap, solo, solo whist, spoilfive, stops, strip poker, stud poker, switch, trente et quarante, whist
Bridge terms  contract, double, dummy, east, finesse, grand slam, little slam or small slam, north, no-trump, redouble, rubber, ruff, singleton, slam, south, trick, trump, vulnerable, west, yarborough
Poker terms  ante, flush, full house, pair, raise, royal flush, see, showdown, shy, stand pat, straddle, straight, straight flush
Other card terms  ace, clubs, court card or (U.S. & Canad.) face card, cut, deal, deck, deuce, diamonds, hand, hearts, jack, joker, king, knave, queen, revoke, spades, suit, trey, wild

card

noun
1. Informal. A person who is appealingly odd or curious:
Informal: oddball.
2. Informal. A person whose words or actions provoke or are intended to provoke amusement or laughter:
Translations
بِطَاقَةبِطاقَهكارْتوَرَقَةُ اللعِبوَرَقَةُ لَعِب
kartakartonnavštívenkapřáníprůkazka
kortpap=-kortkarton
kortti
kartakartekarton
kártya
kortkort, spjaldspil
カードトランプ
두꺼운 종이카드
atvirukasbilietaskartonaskortakortelė
atklātnekartekartonskārtsspēļu kārts
čestitkaizkaznicakartakarticakartoteka
kort
ไพ่การ์ด บัตรบัตรอวยพร
kartkartonoyun kağıdıoyun kartı
lá bàithẻthiếp

card

1 [kɑːd]
A. N
1. (= greetings card, visiting card etc) → tarjeta f; (= membership card, press card) → carnet m, carné m
2. (= index card) → ficha f
3. (= playing card) → carta f, naipe m
a pack of cardsuna baraja
to play cardsjugar a las cartas or los naipes
to lose money at cardsperder el dinero jugando a las cartas
4. (at dance, race) → programa m
5. (= thin cardboard) → cartulina f
6. (o.f.) (= person) isn't he a card?¡qué gracia tiene el tío!, ¡qué tipo más salado!
7. to ask for one's cards (Brit) → dejar su puesto, renunciar
to get one's cards (Brit) → ser despedido
to have a card up one's sleeveguardarse una carta bajo la manga
to hold all the cardstener los triunfos en la mano
to lay one's cards on the tableponer las cartas sobre la mesa or boca arriba
it's on or > in the cards (US) → es probable
it's quite on or > in the cards that (US) → es perfectamente posible que ... + subjun
to play or keep one's cards close to one's chest or > close to the vest (US) → no soltar prenda
to play one's cards rightjugar bien sus cartas
see also Christmas, house A1
B. VT (US) to card sbverificar los papeles de identidad de algn
C. CPD card catalogue Nfichero m, catálogo m de fichas
card game Njuego m de naipes or cartas
card index Nfichero m
see also card-index card reader Nlector m de fichas
card stacker Ndepósito m de descarga de fichas
card table Nmesa f de juego
card trick Ntruco m de cartas
card vote Nvoto m por delegación

card

2 [kɑːd] (Tech)
A. Ncarda f
B. VTcardar

card

[ˈkɑːrd] n
(= playing card) → carte f
to play cards → jouer aux cartes
to play one's cards right → bien mener sa barque
to put one's cards on the table, to lay one's cards on the table → jouer cartes sur table
(recording information)fiche f
(also membership card) → carte f d'adhérent
(also birthday card) → carte f d'anniversaire (also Christmas card) → carte f de Noël
(also postcard) → carte f postale
(also visiting card) → carte f de visite
(also cardboard) → carton m
to be on the cards (= likely) → être prévisible

card

:
cardboard
nKarton m, → Pappe f
attrPapp-; (fig) characterstereotyp, klischeehaft, schablonenhaft
cardboard box
n(Papp)karton m, → Pappschachtel f
card-carrying
adj a card memberein eingetragenes Mitglied; card communistMitglied ntder Kommunistischen Partei
card catalogue, card file
nZettelkatalog m; (in library) → Katalog (→ karten pl) m
card game
nKartenspiel nt
card holder
n (of credit card) → Karteninhaber(in) m(f)

card

:
cardphone
nKartentelefon nt
card player
nKartenspieler(in) m(f)
card punch
nLochkartenmaschine f
card reader
nLesemaschine f
cardsharp(er)
nFalschspieler(in) m(f), → Zinker(in) m(f) (inf)
card table
nSpieltisch m
card trick
card vote
n (Brit) → ˜ Abstimmung fdurch Wahlmänner

card

1
n
no pl (= cardboard)Pappe f
(= greetings, business card etc)Karte f (also Comput); (= cheque/credit card)(Scheck-/Kredit)karte f
cards pl (= employment cards)Papiere pl; he asked for his cards (inf)er wollte sich (dat)seine Papiere geben lassen (inf)
(= playing card)(Spiel)karte f; to play cardsKarten spielen; to lose money at cardsGeld beim Kartenspiel verlieren; pack of cardsKarten pl, → Kartenspiel nt; game of cardsKartenspiel nt; house of cards (lit, fig)Kartenhaus nt
(Sport, = programme) → Programm nt
(fig) to put or lay one’s cards on the tableseine Karten aufdecken or (offen) auf den Tisch legen; to play one’s cards right/badlygeschickt/ungeschickt taktieren, taktisch geschickt/unklug vorgehen; to hold all the cardsalle Trümpfe in der Hand haben; to play one’s last/trump cardseinen letzten/höchsten Trumpf ausspielen; to play or keep one’s cards close to one’s chest or (US) close to the vestsich (dat)nicht in die Karten sehen lassen; it’s on the cardsdas ist zu erwarten
(dated inf, = person) → ulkiger Vogel (inf)
vt (US inf) to card somebodyjds Identität kontrollieren; Jack got cardedsie haben Jacks Ausweis kontrolliert

card

2 (Tex)
nWollkamm m, → Krempel f, → Karde f
vt wool, cottonkämmen, krempeln, karden

card

[kɑːd] n (greetings card, visiting card) → biglietto; (membership card) → tessera; (index card) → scheda; (playing card) → carta (da gioco); (thin cardboard) → cartoncino
to play cards → giocare a carte
it's on the cards (fig) → è probabile
to lay one's cards on the table (also) (fig) → mettere le carte in tavola
to play one's cards right (fig) → giocare bene le proprie carte

card

(kaːd) noun
1. thick paper or thin board. shapes cut out from card.
2. (also ˈplaying card) a small piece of such paper etc with designs, used in playing certain games. a pack of cards.
3. a similar object used for eg sending greetings, showing membership of an organization, storing information etc. a birthday card; a membership card; a business card.
cards noun singular
the game(s) played with playing-cards. He cheats at cards.
ˈcardboard noun, adjective
(of) a stiff kind of paper often made up of several layers. a cardboard box.

card

بِطَاقَة, كارْت, وَرَقَةُ لَعِب blahopřání, karta, karton kort, pap Karte, Karton, Spielkarte κάρτα, τραπουλόχαρτο carta, cartulina, tarjeta kortti carte, carton karta, karte, karton biglietto di auguri, carte, cartoncino カード, トランプ 두꺼운 종이, 카드 kaart, karton kartong, kort, spillekort karta, karta do gry carta, cartão, cartas игральная карта, картон, открытка kort ไพ่, การ์ด บัตร, บัตรอวยพร kart, karton, oyun kartı lá bài, thẻ, thiếp 卡片, 扑克牌

card

n (business, insurance, etc.) tarjeta
References in classic literature ?
asked Laurie, feeling that his trump card had been played when lunch was over.
She did drop me a card," answered Tom, and, somehow he did not feel at all cheerful.
She hoped that Edna would go to see her in the city, and wrote her address with the stub of a pencil on a piece of card which she found in her pocket.
The district attorney ran his finger briskly down a printed card.
Indeed they have; and the hour is noted on a card, which is, or ought to be, in Judge Pyncheon's right vest-pocket.
Sperm Whale Fishery) to his visiting card, such a procedure would be deemed pre-eminently presuming and ridiculous.
But, spite of all this, I could see no compass before me to steer by; though it seemed but a minute since I had been watching the card, by the steady binnacle lamp illuminating it.
We set them down at nine o'clock, and were told to come again at eleven, "but," said one, "as it is a card party, you may have to wait a few minutes, but don't be late.
The law says that the rate card shall be on the door of a hotel, but it does not say that it shall be in Lithuanian.
He merely pays a trifling fee of five or ten dollars, receives a card entitling him to the privileges of the university, and that is the end of it.
The minute I've cleared it off, I'm safe; and I'll never touch a card again.
From this he took a pencil and a card -- hesitated and considered for a moment -- wrote rapidly on the card -- and placed it, with the politest alacrity, in Miss Garth's hand.