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[flash-kahrd] /ˈflæʃˌkɑrd/
a card having words, numerals, or pictures on it, designed for gaining a rapid response from pupils when held up briefly by a teacher, used especially in reading, arithmetic, or vocabulary drills.
Origin of flashcard
1920-25; flash + card1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There are a bewildering number of flashcard applications out there.
  • The tutoring program involved a structured flashcard drill with systematic reinforcement.
  • Have each participant or team choose an alphabet letter from each of the three flashcard piles.
  • The flashcard presented the full text of the question, but did not include the answer spaces.

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