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smart card

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.
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smart card

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

a small plastic card usu. embedded with an electronic memory chip, used for financial transactions, identification, as a key, etc.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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
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بِطاقَه ذَكِيَّه
paměťová karta
intelligens kártyamemóriakártya
čipová kreditná karta
pametna kartica
akıllı kartmikrodevre kartı


(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.
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.
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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Companies have also been seeking less obtrusive systems for secure access, since conventional systems require a contactless IC card to be waved over a terminal.
Toppan has been actively marketing its IC card for overseas markets and started production and exclusive supply of Singapore transport/financialsmart cards in December 2006.
A demonstrator carrying the IC card passed through the ticket barriers at two different companies' railway lines, bought snacks at a station shop and then boarded a bus, all by simply holding the single Pasmo card against electronic readers at Omiya station in Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture.
Tokyo, Japan, Aug 15, 2006 - (JCN) - Japanese software developer FXEC has launched Trust-PrintGate 1.0, a system where users can print out important documents with high security IC card (FeliCa) without using the server for authentication management.
has said that it will team up with smart-card chip development company FeliCa Networks Inc to introduce and promote the use of IC card technology in mobile handsets.
The new service will enable passengers to complete reservations, payments and check-in procedures through personal computers or NTT DoCoMo Inc.'s ''i-mode'' mobile phones equipped with Sony Corp.'s FeliCa contactless IC card technology.
Automated teller machines at banks widely use the contact IC card technology featured in the new card, which also adopted Sony's FeliCa contactless card technology designed for such services as transport system payments and electronic settlement.