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index card

noun
1.
a card, often relatively small, as 3 × 5 inches (7.6 × 12.7 cm), used in noting or recording information and usually filed in an index.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • To check for excess glue inside the envelope, carefully insert an index card before the glue sets.
  • Place a coin on top of the index card so that it is directly over the opening.
  • As fast as you can, try sliding the index card away.
  • Keep track of your paint colors by dabbing one side of an index card with paint.
  • The index card with that joke on it should have been torn in two decades ago.
  • He wants to go beyond the ubiquitous index card tucked between the salt and the sugar, anxious for a stray comment.

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