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Dictionary definition for: Card

1. (n) 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"

2. (v) separate the fibers of; "tease wool"

3. (n) a card certifying the identity of the bearer; "he had to show his card to get in"

4. (v) 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!"

5. (n) a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures) "they sent us a card from Miami"

6. (n) thin cardboard, usually rectangular

7. (n) a witty amusing person who makes jokes

8. (n) a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions"

9. (n) a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited

10. (n) (golf) a record of scores (as in golf) "you have to turn in your card to get a handicap"

11. (n) a list of dishes available at a restaurant; "the menu was in French"

12. (n) (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat; "the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate"

13. (n) a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer''s capabilities

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