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swipe card

n.
A plastic card with a microchip or magnetic strip containing encoded data that is read by passing the card through a usually slotted electronic device, used especially to make electronic transactions and to provide access to restricted or secure areas or systems.

swipe card

n
(Electronics) a credit card, identity card, etc, with a magnetic strip that holds encoded information that can be electronically interpreted as it is passed through the slot of a machine designed to read it
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swipe card

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Payments will be driven by bar coded invoices, payment booklets and magnetic swipe cards in order to facilitate this service.
The positioning of the lanyard attachment points allow the holders to be used for either upright or horizontal swipe cards.
It's absolutely great that we have CCTV security and swipe cards, but we need to find a solution for the ramp.
Membership of the cycle centre - based in Middlesbrough Bus Station - is free, as are new swipe cards, with replacements costing pounds 1.
She also said she would rather see current ID cards combined with the swipe cards.
Consumers are finding the speed and convenience of paying with the contactless card more preferable than using swipe cards or cash.
Are you replacing traditional locks, photo IDs, or swipe cards with something more secure?
Mr Kirkwood, 36, wants the council to switch to a fairer pro-rata charging system and to introduce pre-paid swipe cards.
The club was slapped with a two week suspension of its licence to sell alcohol, along with other conditions - like getting all members to sign in and be issued with swipe cards.
Passengers have been able to use the "e-ticket" swipe cards on the number 50 route - one of Birmingham's busiest - between Birmingham city centre, Moseley and Kings Heath since last Sunday.
Christine Milsom Brantham, Suffolk SWIPE cards for MPs to attend will only result in a chamber of snoozing people, like the House of Lords.
JEDDAH: The Passport Depart-ment has introduced a new system that will allow Saudi men to leave and enter the country via airports using swipe cards.