smart card
noun Date: 1980 a small plastic card that has a built-in microprocessor to store and process data and records

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  • Smart Card — Smart|card, die; , s, Smart Card, die; , s […ka:ɐ̯t ; engl. smart card, aus: smart = mit künstlicher Intelligenz arbeitend ↑ (smart) u. card = (Chip , Kredit)karte]: Plastikkarte mit Mikrochip als Zahlungsmittel, Datenträger od. Ausweis. * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • smart card — ➔ card * * * smart card UK US noun [C] (UK also chip card) IT ► a small plastic card that is used to make payments or to hold personal information electronically so that it can be read by a computer system: »Orders are now placed and paid for… …   Financial and business terms

  • smart card — smart cards N COUNT A smart card is a plastic card which looks like a credit card and can store and process computer data …   English dictionary

  • smart card — loc.s.f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS elettron. carta magnetica di riconoscimento {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1994. ETIMO: comp. di smart intelligente e card carta …   Dizionario italiano

  • smart card — /zmartˈkard, ingl. ˈsmɑːtˌkɑːd/ [loc. ingl., propr. «carta (card) intelligente (smart)»] loc. sost. f. inv. (per pay tv) scheda (fam.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • smart card — n. Informal a plastic card with memory provided by an embedded integrated circuit, used for banking transactions, identification, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • smart card — n a small plastic card with an electronic part that records and remembers information …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • smart card — smart ,card noun count a small plastic card that stores information in electronic form, used for example like a passport or for paying for things in stores …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • smart card — smart′ card n. cmp a small plastic card usu. embedded with an electronic memory chip, used for financial transactions, identification, as a key, etc …   From formal English to slang

  • smart card — ► NOUN ▪ a plastic card with a built in microprocessor, used for financial transactions and personal identification …   English terms dictionary

  • smart card — n. Informal a plastic card with memory provided by an embedded integrated circuit, used for banking transactions, identification, etc …   English World dictionary

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