Cards

  • (noun): A game played with playing cards.
    Synonyms: card game

Some articles on card, cards:

Virginia Reel (solitaire)
... Virginia Reel is a solitaire card game which uses two decks of 52 playing cards mixed together ... The object of the game is to place all the cards in the 24 foundations ... First three cards, a 2, a 3, and a 4, are placed vertically ...
Identity Cards Act 2006 - Criticism - Effectiveness
... The then Home Secretary David Blunkett stated in 2004 said the cards would stop people using multiple identities and boost the fight against terrorism and organised crime ... that the existence of another form of ID cards in Spain did not prevent the Madrid train bombings ... His successor, Charles Clarke, said that ID cards "cannot stop attacks", in the aftermath of the 7 July 2005 London bombings, and added that he doubted ...
Upper Deck Company - Company History - 1989 Set and Ken Griffey, Jr.
... was selected to be featured on card number one ... the first card was reached in late 1988 ... the use of Griffey as its choice for the number-one card ...
Identity Cards Act 2006 - Reaction - Terrorism and Crime
... and security agency MI5 is on record in her support of the introduction of identity cards, as is Sir Ian Blair, former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police ... supporters and opponents of the scheme, especially as Manningham-Buller stated that ID cards would in fact disrupt the activities of terrorists, noting that significant numbers of terrorists take advantage of ... he expressed his views on the proposed legislation, saying that ID cards could be of limited value in the fight against terrorism but that Parliament had to judge that value against the ...
Y2K Problem - Programming Problem - The Need For Bit Conservation
... business data processing was done using unit record equipment and punched cards, most commonly the 80-column variety employed by IBM, which dominated the industry ... Programs often mimicked card processing techniques ... Over time the punched cards were converted to magnetic tape and then disk files, but the structure of the data usually changed very little ...

Famous quotes containing the word cards:

    The world is a puzzling place today. All these banks sending us credit cards, with our names on them. Well, we didn’t order any credit cards! We don’t spend what we don’t have. So we just cut them in half and throw them out, just as soon as we open them in the mail. Imagine a bank sending credit cards to two ladies over a hundred years old! What are those folks thinking?
    Sarah Louise Delany (b. 1889)

    Oft have I played at cards and dice,
    Because they were so enticing;
    But this is a sad and sorrowful day
    To see my apron rising.
    Unknown. The Rantin Laddie (l. 1–4)

    Men disappoint me so, I disappoint myself so, yet courage, patience, shuffle the cards ...
    Margaret Fuller (1810–1850)