Definition of key card in English:

key card

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(also card key)


  • A small plastic card, sometimes used instead of a door key in hotels, bearing magnetically encoded data that can be read and processed by an electronic device.
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    • When she reached the door she inserted the card key and pulled it back.
    • He watched as she swiped the card key through the security lock of the door.
    • Taking my purse, I stuffed into it my card key and plane ticket.

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