magnetic card

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A data medium consisting of a card that is partly or completely coated on one side with ferromagnetic film on which data can be encoded and read (see card reader). The US driving license is one example, the encoding being restricted to a single magnetic stripe that can contain three tracks.

Subjects: Computing.

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