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card

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1. 
a. short for playing card
b. (as modifier): a card game
c. (in combination): cardsharp
2. See compass card
3. Horse racing a daily programme of all the races at a meeting, listing the runners, riders, weights to be carried, distances to be run, and conditions of each race
4. short for printed circuit card See printed circuit See also cards

card

2
(formerly) a machine or comblike tool for carding fabrics or for raising the nap on cloth

card

[kärd]
(electronics)
A printed circuit board or other arrangement of miniaturized components that can be plugged into a computer or peripheral device.

card

(1)
A circuit board.

card

(2)

card

(hypertext)
An alternative term for a node in a system (e.g. HyperCard, Notecards) in which the node size is limited.
References in classic literature ?
Beth, who was collecting the scattered Author cards, looked up and said, in her shy yet friendly way, "I'm afraid you are tired.
He should at once have sent in his card to the judge.
I shall feel personally obliged if you will honor me by inclosing that card in your letter," he said.
And indeed, now I think again, I have a strong impression that I have another good card here, not yet enumerated.
said Sancho; "I meddle for I have a right to meddle, as a squire who has learned the rules of courtesy in the school of your worship, the most courteous and best-bred knight in the whole world of courtliness; and in these things, as I have heard your worship say, as much is lost by a card too many as by a card too few, and to one who has his ears open, few words.
Black feet in the Horse Prairie Search after the hunters Difficulties and dangers A card party in the wilderness The card party interrupted "Old Sledge" a losing game Visitors to the camp Iroquois hunters Hanging-eared Indians.
Grant and her sister, that after making up the whist-table there would remain sufficient for a round game, and everybody being as perfectly complying and without a choice as on such occasions they always are, speculation was decided on almost as soon as whist; and Lady Bertram soon found herself in the critical situation of being applied to for her own choice between the games, and being required either to draw a card for whist or not.
le Cardinal de Mazarin, who gave a card party to the king and queen.
And the gentleman drew a card from his pocket-book and wrote something upon it.
And strange to say Nicholas felt that he could not help taking up a card, putting a small stake on it, and beginning to play.
Had I known that monsieur was a professional card sharp I had not been so ready to be drawn into the game," he said.
Pulling a heavy sack of gold-dust from his coat pocket, he dropped it on the HIGH CARD.