index card


: a thin paper card used especially for creating an alphabetical index
kept recipes on index cards

Examples of index card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead, those without glasses can utilize an indirect viewing method, such as by using an index card with a hole in it to project an image of the sun onto a nearby surface, the singer explained. USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2024 Those two words have appeared on an index card displayed in Super Bowl champion coach Andy Reid’s office across various stops in his career. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Feb. 2024 What Andy Reid taught John Harbaugh Behind Reid’s desk in Philadelphia was a 3x5 index card on a bulletin board. Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, 27 Jan. 2024 Mike Aguilar Costa Mesa :: Lincoln Riley’s game plan probably couldn’t fit on anything more than an index card. Los Angeles Times, 28 Oct. 2023 Tangy Mee Goreng Her brother, Narayan Kaimal, found that recipe written in her father’s neat handwriting on an index card from the 1970s. Ann Maloney, Washington Post, 22 Aug. 2023 Perhaps most importantly, the very existence of a VA index card means the service member was honorably discharged, the core eligibility requirement for some important benefits, including military burials. Megan Greenwell, WIRED, 27 June 2023 Often, that work starts with a Veterans Administration index card. Megan Greenwell, WIRED, 27 June 2023 Lady smiled, wiped her eyes, took out an index card. Hazlitt, 14 June 2023

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“Index card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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