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Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions

Confused by credit card terms?'s glossary of credit card definitions will help. From account holder to Regulation Z, we have defined the most-common and most-confusing credit card terms.

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In credit card terms, the float is the difference in time between when a transaction occurs and the time it is posted to a credit card account, often one to two days.