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swipe

a type of lever for raising and lowering a weight, such as a bucket in a well

swipe

(1) Sliding a finger or stylus across a touchscreen to scroll or move items around. Swiping, along with tapping, replaced mouse movement on a tablet and smartphone, although Bluetooth mice are also used with tablets. See multitouch.

(2) (Swype) A unique touchscreen keyboard. See Swype.

(3) To pass an ID or credit card with a magnetic stripe through a reader. See magnetic stripe.
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He added that if a passenger swipes early, than the inspectors cannot determine between somebody who is cheating and someone paying the fare legally.
A screen grab of Tinder Plus, above, which allows users to change location without leaving home and lets you REWINDyour decision in case you accidentally swipe away a hottie
Potential licensees in the automotive accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the One Swipe on a worldwide basis.
The Detectamet Detectable Swipe Card Holder holds standard sized cards up to 55mm x 87mm which leaves room for engraving further identity systems such as sequential numbering, naming, branding and tailored systems to satisfy unique requirements.
15 May 2013 -- US payments firm Visa (NYSE: V) has offered to reduce its credit card swipe fees on certain transactions in Europe, the European Commission announced this week.
Debit swipe fee reform, passed by Congress in 2010, required the Federal Reserve to ensure that the fees charged to merchants that accept debit cards, be "reasonable and proportionate" to the cost of the transaction.
In line with other city based universities, the swipe card system will maintain the security of students, staff and equipment at our busy city centre building.
24 per transaction, compared to the current average debit card swipe fee of USD0.
Retailers say the card swipe fees, which add 1 percent to 2 percent to the cost of each transaction, are a hidden tax.
The Fed was required to address debit-card swipe fees thanks to an NSBA-supported amendment, introduced by Sen.
But if you only have time for a single swipe of a 'dirty' phone - you'd be better off reaching for a disinfectant wipe, said the study.
It makes huge profits by charging merchants a swipe fee (technically called an "interchange fee") for every debit card transaction.