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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.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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To check for excess glue inside the envelope, carefully insert an
before the glue sets.
Place a coin on top of the
so that it is directly over the opening.
As fast as you can, try sliding the
Keep track of your paint colors by dabbing one side of an
with that joke on it should have been torn in two decades ago.
He wants to go beyond the ubiquitous
tucked between the salt and the sugar, anxious for a stray comment.
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