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swiping card, swipingcard (s) (noun); swiping cards, swipingcards (pl)
A plastic card; such as, a credit card, or an ID card, that has magnetically encoded information which is read when someone slides the edge of the card through an electronic device: Before James could gain entrance into the government building, he had to present his swipingcard to the guard who swiped it through the special electronic-identification machine.
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