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1 carte Noun, feminine   Pronounce

(a) card; ~ postale postcard; ~ d'anniversaire birthday card;

~ à mémoire, ~ à puce smart card, smartcard; ~ de Sécurité Sociale National Insurance number card; ~ de visite visiting card, professional business card, prostitute's calling card

(b) ~ (géographique) map (de, of); ~ routière road map, roadmap;

~ du ciel skychart; ~ géologique geological map

(c) restaurant menu; manger à la ~ to eat à la carte (frm), go for the à la carte menu (more Infml)

(d) ~ (à jouer) card, playing card; jouer aux ~s to play cards; abattre ses ~s to show one's hand, show one's cards; (fig) to put one's cards on the table; (fig) jouer ~s sur table to put one's cards on the table; (fig) brouiller les ~s to muddy the waters; (fig) c'est ta dernière ~ it's your last chance, it's last chance saloon (for you)

(e) (Finance, Commerce) card; ~ de crédit credit card; ~ de débit debit card; ~ de paiement credit or debit card; (vendor-issued) store card, chargecard;

~ accréditive chargecard; ~ Amex Amex (card); ~ bancaire bank card, banker's card (old-fashioned); ~ Bleue =Switch (card), Solo (card); ~ orange (on metro) =Oyster card; ~ de réduction discount card; ~ de retrait cash card, cashcard; ~ Visa Visa (card)

(f) (Comput) board, plug-in card, adapter; ~ mère motherboard;

~ acquisition vidéo video grabber (card); ~ graphique graphics card, graphics adapter; ~ son soundcard; ~ son 16 bits 16-bit soundcard; ~ réseau network card, network adapter, Ethernet card, Ethernet adapter; ~ réseau radio wireless network card, wireless network adapter, wireless LAN adapter

Terms from the DGT glossary

French termEnglish term
Identification de la carte et données de sécuritéCard identification and security data
Carte de conducteurDriver card
Identification de la carteCard identification
Identification du détenteur de la carteCard holder identification
Données concernant les sessions pour chaque carteCard session data
Carte de contrôleurControl card
États de la carteStates of the card
cardNumber Numéro de la cartecardNumber CardNumber
companyCardNumber Numéro intégral de la cartecompanyCardNumber FullCardNumber
Capacité de stockage sur la carteStorage capacity of the card
Paiement par cartePayment by card

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