key card

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key′ card`

a small plastic card containing data on an embedded magnetized strip that can electronically unlock a door, actuate a machine, etc.
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It's the latest in thousands of human microchip implants but this one is likely the first where the owner of a Tesla electric vehicle (EV) won't need a special key card to start the EV.
The witness said Akon swore and told him he would not be producing a key card and did not want to wait in the cold, before forcing his way past followed by his entourage.
For example, a hotel key card is the first thing that guests touch on the way to their guest room and is likely to be touched frequently from the time they check in to the time they check out.
This eliminates the extra step of having your key card issued in the cruise terminal.
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Marriott International, Inc (NYSE: MAR), a US-based company that owns and operates hotel properties, has announced that its SpringHill Suites by Marriott brand has launched a National Key Card Contest.
"Extending the liveliness of the new Fatboy rooms' concept, Aloft Abu Dhabi has designed four different key card layouts exclusive to the Fatboy rooms and has decided to make staying in any of the rooms even more enticing," he noted.
Department of Justice, which will match an estimated $150,000 from a 2006 voter-approved bond measure, 10 Springfield elementary schools will receive new key card systems and centralized lockdown buttons for the start of the 2011 school year.
A NEW DAWN The Key card is being piloted on the Number 20 bus service between Sunderland and Durham