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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.

smart card

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

smart′ card`

a small plastic card usu. embedded with an electronic memory chip, used for financial transactions, identification, as a key, etc.
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
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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At merchants with chip-enabled terminals, SunTrust clients will insert their chip card into the terminal instead of swiping it and, then simply follow any additional prompts on the screen.
RBC chose Smart Chip Manager as its foundation for initial chip card issuance for market trials, beginning with internal trials in late 2007 and as a future platform for launching innovative payment card products using chip technology.
After a transition period of a few weeks, Walgreens customers will be able to insert their debit chip card in chip readers except in cases where they wish to receive cash back.
Fifth Third's new EMV chip card has a microprocessor chip programmed according to the global EMV standard.
Infineon Technologies AG (Infineon) develops, manufactures and markets a range of semiconductors and systems solutions used in a variety of microelectronic applications, including computer systems, telecommunications systems, consumer goods, automotive products, industrial automation and control systems, and chip card applications.
In 2014, ICBC continued to beef up chip card issuance, expand the application of chip cards, and improve the environment for card acceptance.
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In the near future, the processing centre Chip Card will be able to provide its customers in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro with payment services through mobile devices using the integrated Tieto Card Suite and MeaWallet technical platform.