- /ˈki kad/ (say 'kee kahd)
1. → cash card.
2. a debit card issued by a trader, such as a storekeeper or taxi driver, to consumers in regional and remote Australia.
3. a card, usually made of plastic, which has an encoded magnetic strip that operates a door, mechanism, etc.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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