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swipe

a type of lever for raising and lowering a weight, such as a bucket in a well
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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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Fans can dress up accordingly to watch the Bandits take on the USSSA Pride, and mascot Swiper will embody the theme by wearing a cape for the night.
Anglers fish the backs of these coves early and late in the day with topwater plugs like the Rebel Broke-Back Minnow and the Striper Swiper as well as casting spoons such as the Kastmaster and Hopkins.
Along the way, Dora the Explorer fans will use their map reading, counting, musical and language skills to successfully help Dora reach Treasure Island and avoid that pesky fox, Swiper!
PayHub supports online and recurring payments, offers a swiped mobile payment solution with an encrypted swiper and has a virtual terminal that handles swiped and keyed transactions with real-time reporting.
Designed for the iPod touch, ShopKeep Mobile features an encrypted credit card swiper and high-speed laser barcode scanner to ring-up sales right from the showroom floor.
Dora the Explorer five-piece Mini Ornaments ($16)--perfect for fans of the adventurous Dora the Explorer, this set of five mini ornaments includes Dora, Diego, Boots the Monkey, Swiper the Fox, and an Explorer Star.
That cost includes an iPad, a swiper, a stand, a cash drawer, and a printer.
She has a repertory company of friends and foes who accompany her on her adventures in which Swiper the Fox is invariably glimpsed lurking in the background, planning some new mischief.
ViSalus' next tech innovation was Vi-Net[R] Swipe--a credit card swiper that plugs right into smartphones and integrates with the Vi-Net Mobile Application.
Melbourne: Phillip Hughes has declared himself ready to grab his third chance as an Australian test cricketer at Hobart this week and a far better batsman than the nervy swiper who blew his second shot at the same ground a year ago.