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smart card

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 using electronic smart cards. All staff are issued with smart cards that give them access to the high security area.
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