What is card?

  • (noun): A printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited.
    Synonyms: calling card, visiting card
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on card, cards:

The High Priestess - Interpretations
... otherworldliness Commonly this card is associated with the card reader or the querant, because it is also focused on 'secrets' it also interpreted when a secret is kept or ...
Oyster Card
... The Oyster card is a form of electronic ticketing used on public transport based in Greater London in England ... A standard Oyster card is a blue credit-card-sized stored-value contactless smartcard that can hold single tickets, period tickets and travel permits, which must be added to the card prior ... The cards may be "recharged" by recurring payment authority, by online purchase, at credit card terminals or by cash, the last two methods at stations or ticket ...
Oyster Card - Visual Design - Staff Cards
... The standard public Oyster card is blue but colour variants are used by transport staff ... A pale blue version is issued to TfL Staff A purple card is issued for bus operators A red card is issued to retired TfL Staff A current member of TfL Staff can nominate ...
Cheating In Poker - Skilled Methods - Marked Cards
... Marked cards are printed or altered so that the cheater can know the value of specific cards while only looking at the back ... A common way of marking cards involves marks on a round design on the card so as to be read like a clock (an ace is marked at one o'clock, and so on until the ... Shading a card by putting it in the sun or scratching the surface with a razor are ways to mark an already printed deck ...
Cheating In Poker - Skilled Methods
... A cheat may hand-muck a card or more than one card ... When a cheat is "mucking" the cheat is cleverly hiding cards in his hand, to later switch his/her hand for ... A skilled cheat can deal the second card, the bottom card, the second from bottom card, and the middle card ...

More definitions of "card":

  • (noun): A card certifying the identity of the bearer.
    Example: "He had to show his card to get in"
    Synonyms: identity card
  • (verb): Separate the fibers of.
    Synonyms: tease
  • (noun): A witty amusing person who makes jokes.
    Synonyms: wag, wit
  • (noun): (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat.
    Synonyms: batting order, lineup
  • (noun): A printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities.
    Synonyms: circuit board, circuit card, board
  • (verb): Ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor.
    Example: "I was carded when I tried to buy a beer!"
  • (noun): One of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes.
    Example: "He collected cards and traded them with the other boys"
  • (noun): (golf) a record of scores (as in golf).
    Example: "You have to turn in your card to get a handicap"
    Synonyms: scorecard
  • (noun): Thin cardboard, usually rectangular.
  • (noun): A rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures).
    Example: "They sent us a card from Miami"

Famous quotes containing the word card:

    The Card Catalogue: “See also” leads into the wilderness.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    I must save this government if possible. What I cannot do, of course I will not do; but it may as well be understood, once for all, that I shall not surrender this game leaving any available card unplayed.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    What is the disease which manifests itself in an inability to leave a party—any party at all—until it is all over and the lights are being put out?... I suppose that part of this mania for staying is due to a fear that, if I go, something good will happen and I’ll miss it. Somebody might do card tricks, or shoot somebody else.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)