flash card

noun
Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of flash card

: a card bearing words, numbers, or pictures that is briefly displayed (as by a teacher to a class) usually as a learning aid

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First Known Use of flash card

1923

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Definition of flash card for English Language Learners

  • : a card that has words, numbers, or pictures on it and that is used to help students learn about a subject


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