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 for card
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Card \Card\ (k[aum]rd), n. [F. carte, fr. L. charta paper, Gr. ?
     a leaf of paper. Cf. Chart.]
     1. A piece of pasteboard, or thick paper, blank or prepared
        for various uses; as, a playing card; a visiting card; a
        card of invitation; pl. a game played with cards.
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              Our first cards were to Carabas House. --Thackeray.
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     2. A published note, containing a brief statement,
        explanation, request, expression of thanks, or the like;
        as, to put a card in the newspapers. Also, a printed
        programme, and (fig.), an attraction or inducement; as,
        this will be a good card for the last day of the fair.
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     3. A paper on which the points of the compass are marked; the
        dial or face of the mariner's compass.
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              All the quartere that they know
              I' the shipman's card.                --Shak.
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     4. (Weaving) A perforated pasteboard or sheet-metal plate for
        warp threads, making part of the Jacquard apparatus of a
        loom. See Jacquard.
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     5. An indicator card. See under Indicator.
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     Business card, a card on which is printed an advertisement
        or business address.
  
     Card basket
        (a) A basket to hold visiting cards left by callers.
        (b) A basket made of cardboard.
  
     Card catalogue. See Catalogue.
  
     Card rack, a rack or frame for holding and displaying
        business or visiting card.
  
     Card table, a table for use inplaying cards, esp. one
        having a leaf which folds over.
  
     On the cards, likely to happen; foretold and expected but
        not yet brought to pass; -- a phrase of fortune tellers
        that has come into common use; also, according to the
        programme.
  
     Playing card, cards used in playing games; specifically,
        the cards cards used playing which and other games of
        chance, and having each pack divided onto four kinds or
        suits called hearts, diamonds, clubs, and spades. The full
        or whist pack contains fifty-two cards.
  
     To have the cards in one's own hands, to have the winning
        cards; to have the means of success in an undertaking.
  
     To play one's cards well, to make no errors; to act
        shrewdly.
  
     To play snow one's cards, to expose one's plants to rivals
        or foes.
  
     To speak by the card, to speak from information and
        definitely, not by guess as in telling a ship's bearing by
        the compass card.
  
     Visiting card, a small card bearing the name, and sometimes
        the address, of the person presenting it.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Card \Card\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Carded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Carding.]
     To play at cards; to game. --Johnson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Card \Card\, n. [F. carde teasel, the head of a thistle, card,
     from L. carduus, cardus, thistle, fr. carere to card.]
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     1. An instrument for disentangling and arranging the fibers
        of cotton, wool, flax, etc.; or for cleaning and smoothing
        the hair of animals; -- usually consisting of bent wire
        teeth set closely in rows in a thick piece of leather
        fastened to a back.
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     2. A roll or sliver of fiber (as of wool) delivered from a
        carding machine.
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     Card clothing, strips of wire-toothed card used for
        covering the cylinders of carding machines.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Card \Card\, v. t.
     1. To comb with a card; to cleanse or disentangle by carding;
        as, to card wool; to card a horse.
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              These card the short comb the longer flakes. --Dyer.
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     2. To clean or clear, as if by using a card. [Obs.]
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              This book [must] be carded and purged. --T. Shelton.
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     3. To mix or mingle, as with an inferior or weaker article.
        [Obs.]
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              You card your beer, if you guests being to be drunk.
              -- half small, half strong.           --Greene.
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     Note: In the manufacture of wool, cotton, etc., the process
           of carding disentangles and collects together all the
           fibers, of whatever length, and thus differs from
           combing, in which the longer fibers only are collected,
           while the short straple is combed away. See Combing.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  card
      n 1: one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in
           various ways and used for playing games or for telling
           fortunes; "he collected cards and traded them with the
           other boys"
      2: a card certifying the identity of the bearer; "he had to show
         his card to get in" [syn: card, identity card]
      3: a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may
         have printed greetings or pictures); "they sent us a card
         from Miami"
      4: thin cardboard, usually rectangular
      5: a witty amusing person who makes jokes [syn: wag, wit,
         card]
      6: a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a
         poster advertised the coming attractions" [syn: poster,
         posting, placard, notice, bill, card]
      7: a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that
         you have visited [syn: calling card, visiting card,
         card]
      8: (golf) a record of scores (as in golf); "you have to turn in
         your card to get a handicap" [syn: card, scorecard]
      9: a list of dishes available at a restaurant; "the menu was in
         French" [syn: menu, bill of fare, card, carte du
         jour, carte]
      10: (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will
          bat; "the managers presented their cards to the umpire at
          home plate" [syn: batting order, card, lineup]
      11: a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots
          in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities [syn:
          circuit board, circuit card, board, card, plug-in,
          add-in]
      v 1: separate the fibers of; "tease wool" [syn: tease, card]
      2: ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she
         is old enough to consume liquor; "I was carded when I tried
         to buy a beer!"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  153 Moby Thesaurus words for "card":
     ID card, ace, act, agenda, badge, batting order, behave,
     best bower, bill, bill of fare, binding twine, blueprint, bower,
     budget, bulletin board, cable, calendar, calligram, calling card,
     cards, carte du jour, catalog card, catgut, clubs, comb,
     come clean, comedian, countermark, countersign, credentials,
     credit card, curry, deck, destined, deuce, diamonds, disc, docket,
     dog tag, dummy, face cards, fast, fated, file, filing card, film,
     flush, full house, gut, hackle, hamstring, hand, hatchel, hawser,
     hearts, heckle, humorist, identification, identification badge,
     identification tag, in the offing, index card, initials, jack,
     joker, king, knave, lace, lacing, lariat, lasso, lead, leader,
     left bower, letter of introduction, lettercard, liable,
     library catalog, likely, lineup, list of agenda, magnetic tape,
     marker, menu, microcard, microdot, microfiche, microfilm,
     monofilament, monogram, motion-picture film, pack, pair,
     pasteboard, phonograph record, picture cards, picture postcard,
     plan, platter, playbill, playing cards, possible, postcard,
     practical joker, prankster, press card, probable, program,
     program of operation, programma, prospectus, protocol, queen, rake,
     rein, rope, roster, round, royal flush, rubber, ruff, schedule,
     scoreboard, scorecard, scoresheet, sennit, serial number,
     shoestring, signature, sinew, singleton, slate, slated, slip,
     spades, straight, string, take action, tape, tendon, tessera, thew,
     ticker tape, timetable, trey, trick, trump, twine, videotape,
     visiting card, wag, whipcord, zany
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  CARD
         Candidate Access Router Discovery (RFC 4066)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  card
  
     1.  A circuit board.
  
     2.  SD card.
  
     3.  A punched card.
  
     4.  An alternative term for a node in a system
     (e.g. HyperCard, Notecards) in which the node size is
     limited.
  

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