A piece of thick, stiff paper or thin pasteboard, in particular one used for writing or printing on
Comb and clean (raw wool, hemp fibres, or similar material) with a sharp-toothed instrument in order to disentangle the fibres before spinning
paste it on a piece of stiff card
A digital version of a greetings card, typically accessed by the recipient via a hyperlink in an email
A printed circuit board for a personal computer, especially one built to the PCMCIA standard
A type of memory card typically used in digital cameras and other portable devices
A playing card turned face up on the table, especially the top card of the waste heap in rummy
A card incorporating a microchip that stores information about transactions and provides security against misuse.
A playing card dealt face down; opposed to up-card.
A card indicating the amount of food allowed to the holder during times of rationing; (also) a card allowing the holder to buy food to the value specified on the card.
A card held in the hand and used in the spinning of cotton, wool, and other natural fibres.
(In the Roman Catholic Church) a card sent to the family of someone who has died, stating that the sender has arranged for a Mass to be said in memory of the deceased
The card on which a menu is written or printed.
A card bearing a person's name, such as a visiting card or a card showing where a person is to sit at table.
A small card containing information or promotional material.
A card entitling the holder to certain privileges or exemptions concerning rights of access.
A card entitling the holder to free meals or lodging, especially one issued by a labour union; a meal ticket. Now historical.
A playing card between two and ten (i.e. not an ace or a court card).
= playing card (rare).
= polling card.
A list of charges for advertising.
A business card advertising the services of a prostitute, especially one placed in a public telephone box.
A card issued by an employer as proof that the cardholder is employed; (also in later use) a card certifying that the bearer has permission to work.
A debit card or cash card
A game in which playing cards are used
A room for playing cards
Another term for block vote.
A plastic card issued by a bank or building society which enables the holder to withdraw money from a cash machine
A card held beside a camera for a television broadcaster to read from while appearing as if looking into the camera
Another term for court card.
A small card on which information is recorded, typically stored alphabetically with others in a card index
A charge card or credit card issued to people with a high credit rating and giving benefits not available with the standard card
(In stud poker) a card which has been dealt face down
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
(In soccer and some other games) a red card shown by the referee to a player who is being sent off the field
A still television picture transmitted outside normal programme hours and designed for use in judging the quality and position of the image
A playing card that can have any value, suit, colour, or other property in a game at the discretion of the player holding it
Any of a set of cards (typically three) placed on the altar and containing parts of the Eucharistic prayers to assist the priest's memory.
= debit card.
A card bearing samples of paint colours.
= face card, court-card.
A high-scoring card; especially (Bridge) one with a value of ten or higher.
A card marked with one or more letters of the alphabet, especially as used in literacy instruction.
Bridge and Whist. A card that cannot be beaten unless it is trumped.
A card or certificate awarded for regular attendance at school or proficiency in schoolwork.
A card showing a graduated range of paint colours.
A card, especially a postcard or greetings card, on which a photograph is fixed or printed.
A card on which one may sign a temperance pledge.
Christian Church a small card bearing a prayer and occasionally also a religious picture or symbol.