Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
A dongle is a small electronic device that plugs into another electronic device to expand the latter’s capabilities or functions. Once used as a term to describe software-protecting add-ons, the word dongle now is applied to miniature devices that plug into a smartphone to enable it to accept credit cards.
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