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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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One in four "swipers" puts products straight into bags without paying for them, a study has revealed.
One in four "swipers" put products straight into bags without paying for them, a study shows.
Whatever might be the reason, this app would definitely make the life of manic right-left swipers much easier.
In reward for their candour, repentant spoon swipers will receive the January taco specials (ordinarily PS5.95) - Achiote cod tacos or pig cheek carnitas tacos.
In reward for your candour, repentant spoon swipers will receive the January taco specials (ordinarily PS5.95) for nothing - Achiote cod tacos or pig cheek carnitas tacos.
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But how safe are mobile payment apps or mobile credit card swipers? How can consumers protect themselves when paying via their iPhone?
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ROAMpay Swipe is the universal reader peripheral that plugs into the 3.5mm audio jack of most mobile devices and has built-in encryption, avoiding the serious security risks of skimming associated with similar looking competitive swipers that have no encryption.
The P&G line begins with Sensitive Wipes--and also includes Pampers Swipers Wipes and Pampers Clean 'N Go Wipes.