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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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In the second phase, which starts on February 1, 2020, passengers who do not swipe twice will still not lose their card, but they will no longer be eligible for discounts when transferring between different buses, or to Mass Rapid Transit and YouBike, according to the office.
At the JRC/Karlsruhe there is a Large Geometry Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (LG-SIMS) laboratory dedicated for the analysis of uranium particles from dust samples collected on cotton swipes. The swipes are 10 x 10 cm2 in seize and typically contains more material than can be analysed by the LG-SIMS thus a subsampling has to be done.
When the Wear OS redesign becomes available, users will be able to simply swipe left from the watch face and have quick access to their workouts and tracking features.
To add to this, for each Lazada voucher redeemed, Pera Swipe users will get a 5-percent cashback that will be credited to the users' Lazada e-Wallet account.
To take part in the Swipe and Win incentive, customers need to spend PS10 or more and simply swipe their Nectar cards in store, online or at the petrol pump.
There are around 1.25 million card swipes across Bahrain monthly and 130,000 card swipes made daily.
"We want to make sure voters understand that swipe fees add to the cost of everything they purchase, and that before reform banks had created an uncompetitive market that allowed them to set these fees as high as they liked," said NRF senior vice president for government relations David French.
The books cost PS19 with a donation going to charity Dreams & Wishes and are available at SWIPE TO BUY LOTS of apps are touted as the 'Tinder of...' various sectors, but new shopping app, 50 Finds, really does replicate the swipe-to-like sensation of a dating platform.
The books cost PS19 with a donation going to charity Dreams & Wishes and are available at www.mykingdombooks.com SWIPE TO BUY LOTS of apps are touted as the 'Tinder of...' various sectors, but new shopping app, 50 Finds, really does replicate the swipe-to-like sensation of a dating platform.
Global Banking News-March 15, 2016--Visa launches digital swipe for online payment services
Users open the app and immediately begin exploring, sifting through photos at the ease of a swipe. Nicknamed the "Tinder of travel", users swipe left if a photo is not appealing, swipe right if the photo interests them, and swipe up to be connected directly with that travel supplier.