Definition of contactless in English:


Syllabification: con·tact·less
Pronunciation: /ˈkänˌtaktləs


  • Denoting a smart card that uses radio signals to provide a wireless connection to a card reader, so that no physical contact is necessary.
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    • Smart card technology has evolved to the point where many systems are contactless.
    • Despite the possible security benefits, there is likely to be pushback for contactless payments from even more retailers, she said.
    • With more than a decade of contactless payment experience, the company has delivered tens of millions of chips to the market.

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