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swiper
 n.— «Some venues have even resorted to installing ID card machines, known to security as “swipers.” “The first thing we do is swipe the card, and it shows exactly what the card should say on the screen,” says Mario, bouncer at a popular destination in the club district of Richmond St. West.» —“Do you know who your kids are tonight?” by Casey Fernandez-Irwin Town Crier (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) Apr. 9, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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