contactless


contactless
adj. lacking contacts, lacking electrical conductors that touch in order to close a circuit

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • contactless card — UK [ˈkɒntæktləs ˌkɑː(r)d] / US [ˈkɑntæktləs ˌkɑrd] noun [countable] Word forms contactless card : singular contactless card plural contactless cards business a card containing electronic information that can be read from a distance with special… …   English dictionary


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