charge plate


charge plate
noun
a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
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do you take plastic?

Syn: ↑credit card, ↑charge card, ↑plastic
Hyponyms: ↑bank card, ↑calling card, ↑phone card, ↑cash card, ↑cashcard
Part Meronyms: ↑magnetic stripe

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variant of charge-a-plate

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an identification plate, esp. one from which an impression can be taken, issued to a customer and used to make purchases on a credit basis.

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charge plate,
a small plastic plate stamped with the bearer's identification, formerly used to charge retail purchases in a store.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • charge plate — an identification plate, esp. one from which an impression can be taken, issued to a customer and used to make purchases on a credit basis. Also, charge a plate. * * * …   Universalium

  • charge plate — plastic card with a magnetic strip given to a customer by a bank or other business for the purpose of making purchases on credit, credit card, charge card …   English contemporary dictionary

  • charge-a-plate — ˈchärjəˌplāt, ȧj noun or charge plate Etymology: from Charga plate, a trademark : an embossed plate (as of metal) used to identify a customer having a charge account * * * /chahrj euh playt /, n. See charge plate. [1955 60; alteration of former… …   Useful english dictionary

  • charge card — noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered do you take plastic? • Syn: ↑credit… …   Useful english dictionary

  • charge-a-plate — /chahrj euh playt /, n. See charge plate. [1955 60; alteration of former trademark Charga plate] * * * …   Universalium

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