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Definition of "card" []

  • A flat, usually rectangular piece of stiff paper, cardboard, or plastic, especially: (noun)
  • One of a set or pack bearing significant numbers, symbols, or figures, used in games and in divination. (noun)
  • A greeting card. (noun)
  • A post card. (noun)
  • One bearing a person's name and other information, used for purposes of identification or classification. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "card" in a sentence
  • "When a lane, _i. e._, one entire ray of the star, is opened out, the place of the _inner_ card may be filled by _one card_ from the third circle."
  • "j = (int) (Math. random () * suit. length); card = card+ "of" +suit [j]; return card; my hw is due tmr so please help me."
  • "V. ii.114 (330,6) the card or calendar of gentry] The general preceptor of elegance; the _card_ by which a gentleman is to direct his course; the _calendar_ by which he is to choose his time, that what he does may be both excellent and seasonable."