smart card

noun

Definition of smart card

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

First Known Use of smart card

1980


SMART CARD Defined for English Language Learners

smart card

noun

Definition of smart card for English Language Learners

  • : a plastic card (such as a credit card) that has a small computer chip for storing information


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