Associations to the word «Card»


CARD, symbol. (mathematics) cardinality
CARD, noun. A playing card.
CARD, noun. (in the plural) Any game using playing cards; a card game.
CARD, noun. A resource or an argument, used to achieve a purpose.
CARD, noun. Any flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.
CARD, noun. (obsolete) A map or chart.
CARD, noun. (informal) An amusing or entertaining person, often slightly eccentrically so.
CARD, noun. A list of scheduled events or of performers or contestants.
CARD, noun. (cricket) A tabular presentation of the key statistics of an innings or match: batsmen’s scores and how they were dismissed, extras, total score and bowling figures.
CARD, noun. (computing) A removable electronic device that may be inserted into a powered electronic device to provide additional capability.
CARD, noun. A greeting card.
CARD, noun. A business card.
CARD, noun. (television) Title card / Intertitle: A piece of filmed, printed text edited into the midst of the photographed action at various points, generally to convey character dialogue or descriptive narrative material related to the plot.
CARD, noun. Test card
CARD, noun. (dated) A published note, containing a brief statement, explanation, request, expression of thanks, etc.
CARD, noun. (dated) A printed programme.
CARD, noun. (dated) (figurative) (by extension) An attraction or inducement.
CARD, noun. A paper on which the points of the compass are marked; the dial or face of the mariner's compass.
CARD, noun. (weaving) A perforated pasteboard or sheet-metal plate for warp threads, making part of the Jacquard apparatus of a loom.
CARD, noun. An indicator card.
CARD, verb. To check IDs, especially against a minimum age requirement.
CARD, verb. (dated) To play cards.
CARD, noun. (uncountable) (dated) Material with embedded short wire bristles.
CARD, noun. (dated) (textiles) A comb- or brush-like device or tool to raise the nap on a fabric.
CARD, noun. (textiles) A hand-held tool formed similarly to a hairbrush but with bristles of wire or other rigid material. It is used principally with raw cotton, wool, hair, or other natural fibers to prepare these materials for spinning into yarn or thread on a spinning wheel, with a whorl or other hand-held spindle. The card serves to untangle, clean, remove debris from, and lay the fibers straight.
CARD, noun. (dated) (textiles) A machine for disentangling the fibres of wool prior to spinning.
CARD, noun. A roll or sliver of fibre (as of wool) delivered from a carding machine.
CARD, verb. (textiles) To use a carding device to disentangle the fibres of wool prior to spinning.
CARD, verb. To scrape or tear someone’s flesh using a metal comb, as a form of torture.
CARD, verb. (transitive) To comb with a card; to cleanse or disentangle by carding.
CARD, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) (figuratively) To clean or clear, as if by using a card.
CARD, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To mix or mingle, as with an inferior or weaker article.
CARD COUNTER, noun. A person who uses card counting in pontoon or blackjack in order to obtain an advantage.
CARD COUNTERS, noun. Plural of card counter
CARD COUNTING, noun. A strategy, in pontoon or blackjack, in which a player keeps a mental tally of the cards played in order to calculate the probability of certain cards being dealt and therefore obtain an advantage.
CARD GAME, noun. Any of very many games played with playing cards.
CARD GAMES, noun. Plural of card game
CARD KEY, noun. A keycard.
CARD KEYS, noun. Plural of card key
CARD OF TEN, noun. (obsolete) (cards) A ten; by extension (apparently from its use in early card games), a bold front, an instance of standing one's ground. [15th-17th c.]
CARD PUNCH, noun. (dated) (computing) A machine that punches holes in a punch card
CARD PUNCHES, noun. Plural of card punch
CARD SHARP, noun. Alternative spelling of cardsharp
CARD STOCK, noun. A paper stock that is thicker and more durable than normal writing or printing paper, but thinner and more flexible than other forms of paperboard, used for postcards, playing cards, etc.
CARD TABLE, noun. A small table that can be folded away.
CARD TABLE, noun. A table, in a casino, used to play cards.
CARD TART, noun. (British) (informal) A rate tart.

Dictionary definition

CARD, noun. One of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes; "he collected cards and traded them with the other boys".
CARD, noun. A card certifying the identity of the bearer; "he had to show his card to get in".
CARD, noun. A rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures); "they sent us a card from Miami".
CARD, noun. Thin cardboard, usually rectangular.
CARD, noun. A witty amusing person who makes jokes.
CARD, noun. A sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions".
CARD, noun. A printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited.
CARD, noun. (golf) a record of scores (as in golf); "you have to turn in your card to get a handicap".
CARD, noun. A list of dishes available at a restaurant; "the menu was in French".
CARD, noun. (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat; "the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate".
CARD, noun. A printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities.
CARD, verb. Separate the fibers of; "tease wool".
CARD, verb. Ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor; "I was carded when I tried to buy a beer!".

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