Definition of Keycard

1. Noun. A plastic card that has a magnetically coded strip that is scanned in order to operate a mechanism.

Generic synonyms: Card, Identity Card



Definition of Keycard

1. Noun. A usually plastic card which stores a digital signature that is used to operate an electronic access control lock. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Keycard

1. a coded card for operating a device [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keycard

keyboarded
keyboarder
keyboarders
keyboarding
keyboardist
keyboardists
keyboardless
keyboardlike
keyboards
keybugle
keybugles
keycap
keycaps
keycard (current term)
keycard lock
keycard locks
keycards
keychain
keychains
keyclick
keyclicks
keycode
keycodes
keyed
keyed up
keyer
keyers
keyfob

Literary usage of Keycard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"a keycard, a rabbit's foot, a rosary, a tuna sandwich. No, for my money, I'll take what I call the Road Worrier anytime. ..."

2. An Introduction to Computer Security: The Nist Handbook by Barbara Guttman (1996)
"Effectiveness depends on both j the characteristics of the control devices used ||j|j||||jj|j|^^ (eg, keycard-controlled doors) and the implementation and ..."

3. Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"They showed up at the Novotel, soothing and grim, and opened my room's keycard reader with a mental- hygiene override. There were four of them, ..."

4. Ninth Day of Creationby Leonard Crane by Leonard Crane (2000)
"Kirby took his keycard from his wallet and used it to open the gate—Patterson never came in on the weekends. He went up the drive and unlocked the door to ..."

5. Seraphim Trilogy Book One; What the Herald Angel Sang by Teralee E. M. Bird (2004)
"Putting her keycard through the scanner as she'd seen him do, another question popped into her head and Margaret asked to his back, "Sir, what's her name? ..."

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