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smart card

Definition/Scope: A small electronic device about the size of a credit card that contains electronic memory, and possibly an embedded integrated circuit (IC). Smart cards containing an IC are sometimes called integrated circuit cards (ICCs).

Used For:

chip card
electronic ID card
IC cards
ICC (integrated circuit card)
integrated circuit card
memory card

Broader Terms:

computer storage device
expansion boards (microcomputers)

Narrower Terms:

common access card
stored-value card

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