index card


index card
a card, often relatively small, as 3 × 5 in. (7.6 × 12.7 cm), used in noting or recording information and usually filed in an index.
[1925-30]

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index card UK US noun [countable] [singular index card plural index cards]
one of a set of small cards on which you write information
Thesaurus: office supplies and other stationeryhyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ cards [count]
: a thin paper card used especially for creating an alphabetical index

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ˈindex card [index card] noun
a small card that you can write information on and keep with other cards in a box or file
see also card index

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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