key card (kiː kɑːd)
- an electronic card that is used for unlocking a door ⇒
Guests need a key card to get into the hotel rooms.
Translations for 'key card'
- British English: key card A key card is a small plastic card which you can use instead of a key to open a door or barrier, for example in some hotels and car parks. NOUNThe electronic key card to Julie's room would not work.
- Brazilian Portuguese: chave-cartão
- Chinese: 门卡门門卡
- European Spanish: llave de tarjeta
- French: carte magnétique
- German: Schlüsselkarte
- Italian: tessera magnetica apriporta
- Japanese: カード式かぎ
- Korean: 카드 키
- Portuguese: chave-cartão
- Spanish: llave de tarjeta
Example Sentences Including 'key card'
A personal key card containing an integrated circuit unlocks the doors and starts the engine.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
He handed me a key card to his room and asked us to come over in a taxi a little later so it wouldn't look suspicious.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
He indicated for Whitlock to enter, then stepped in after him and used the key card on a second slot inside the lift.
It was now that James Watson, the City-orientated Finance Director, played his key card.
Sharing the Success - the story of NFC
Tara always keeps her hotel key card - she collects them, and has more than 1,000 from around the world.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Whitlock inserted the key card into the slot and moments later the doors parted.
Zlotin used a key card to activate the metal door, which opened on to a dimly lit corridor.
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