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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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After snowboarding, the most right swiped female athletes were alpine skiers, bobsledders, lugers and freestyle skiers.
The reforms require that the fees that banks and card networks charge every time a debit card is swiped are "reasonable and proportionate to the cost of processing the transaction." Prior to the passage of reforms, card networks utilized their overwhelming market power to raise fees at will.
Features that empower nonprofit professionals: Automatic matching of donor information to records in DonorPerfect; For new donors, instant record creation in DonorPerfect from the app; Real-time authorization of payments; Automatic recording of successful payments as gifts in each donor's DonorPerfect record; Acknowledgements can be sent by email instantly after each payment; Process both hand keyed and swiped credit card transactions (encrypted swipe reader available at a nominal cost); Optional signature capture; and, Optional card reader for "swiping" credit cards.
Though, commuters insist they have paid the applicable fare, their only aACAycrime' is that they swiped the Nol cards a few metres before the approaching bus stop.
The card readers work the same: They take a percentage of each transaction when a card is swiped, usually about 3 percent.
Summary: Muscat: Have you ever swiped your debit or credit card at a departmental store or ...
It said that swipe fees are a hidden charge banks collect each time a Visa or MasterCard is swiped to pay for a purchase.
Summary: The Sharjah Police on Thursday arrested a man nicknamed 'Mister Cash' who offered shopkeepers a percentage as commission if they swiped forged credit cards and gave him cash.