Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
A plastic card containing a computer chip with memory capabilities and embedded secure integrated circuits. Chip cards may be used for identification or to store information, financial amounts or other forms of data. Other names for chip card may include integrated circuit card or a smart card.
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