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Cardnoun

A playing card.

Curdnoun

The part of milk that coagulates when it sours or is treated with enzymes; used to make cottage cheese.

Cardnoun

(in the plural) Any game using playing cards; a card game.

‘He played cards with his friends.’;

Curdnoun

The coagulated part of any liquid.

Cardnoun

A resource or an argument, used to achieve a purpose.

‘The government played the Orange card to get support for their Ireland policy.’; ‘He accused them of playing the race card.’;

Curdnoun

The edible flower head of certain brassicaceous plants.

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Cardnoun

Any flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.

Curdverb

(intransitive) To form curd; to curdle.

Cardnoun

(obsolete) A map or chart.

Curdverb

(transitive) To cause to coagulate or thicken; to cause to congeal; to curdle.

Cardnoun

(informal) An amusing or entertaining person, often slightly eccentrically so.

Curdnoun

The coagulated or thickened part of milk, as distinguished from the whey, or watery part. It is eaten as food, especially when made into cheese.

‘Curds and cream, the flower of country fare.’;

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Cardnoun

A list of scheduled events or of performers or contestants.

‘What’s on the card for tonight?’;

Curdnoun

The coagulated part of any liquid.

Cardnoun

(cricket) A tabular presentation of the key statistics of an innings or match: batsmen’s scores and how they were dismissed, extras, total score and bowling figures.

Curdnoun

The edible flower head of certain brassicaceous plants, as the broccoli and cauliflower.

‘Broccoli should be cut while the curd, as the flowering mass is termed, is entire.’; ‘Cauliflowers should be cut for use while the head, or curd, is still close and compact.’;

Cardnoun

(computing) A removable electronic device that may be inserted into a powered electronic device to provide additional capability.

‘He needed to replace the card his computer used to connect to the internet.’;

Curdverb

To cause to coagulate or thicken; to cause to congeal; to curdle.

‘Does it curd thy bloodTo say I am thy mother?’;

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Cardnoun

A greeting card.

‘She gave her neighbors a card congratulating them on their new baby.’;

Curdverb

To become coagulated or thickened; to separate into curds and whey

Cardnoun

A business card.

‘The realtor gave me her card so I could call if I had any questions about buying a house.’;

Curdnoun

a coagulated liquid resembling milk curd;

‘bean curd’; ‘lemon curd’;

Cardnoun

(television) Title card / Intertitle: A piece of filmed, printed text edited into the midst of the photographed action at various points, generally to convey character dialogue or descriptive narrative material related to the plot.

Curdnoun

coagulated milk; used to made cheese;

‘Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating some curds and whey’;

Cardnoun

A test card.

Curd

Curd is obtained by coagulating milk in a sequential process called curdling. It can be a final dairy product or the first stage in cheesemaking.

Cardnoun

(dated) A published note, containing a brief statement, explanation, request, expression of thanks, etc.

‘to put a card in the newspapers’;

Cardnoun

(dated) A printed programme.

Cardnoun

An attraction or inducement.

‘This will be a good card for the last day of the fair.’;

Cardnoun

A paper on which the points of the compass are marked; the dial or face of the mariner's compass.

Cardnoun

(weaving) A perforated pasteboard or sheet-metal plate for warp threads, making part of the Jacquard apparatus of a loom.

Cardnoun

An indicator card.

Cardnoun

Material with embedded short wire bristles.

Cardnoun

A comb- or brush-like device or tool to raise the nap on a fabric.

Cardnoun

(textiles) A hand-held tool formed similarly to a hairbrush but with bristles of wire or other rigid material. It is used principally with raw cotton, wool, hair, or other natural fibers to prepare these materials for spinning into yarn or thread on a spinning wheel, with a whorl or other hand-held spindle. The card serves to untangle, clean, remove debris from, and lay the fibers straight.

Cardnoun

A machine for disentangling the fibres of wool prior to spinning.

Cardnoun

A roll or sliver of fibre (as of wool) delivered from a carding machine.

Cardnoun

abbreviation of cardinal(songbird)

Cardverb

(US) To check IDs, especially against a minimum age requirement.

‘They have to card anybody who looks 21 or younger.’; ‘I heard you don't get carded at the other liquor store.’;

Cardverb

(dated) To play cards.

Cardverb

(golf) To make (a stated score), as recorded on a scoring card.

‘McIlroy carded a stellar nine-under-par 61 in the final round.’;

Cardverb

(textiles) To use a carding device to disentangle the fibres of wool prior to spinning.

Cardverb

To scrape or tear someone’s flesh using a metal comb, as a form of torture.

Cardverb

(transitive) To comb with a card; to cleanse or disentangle by carding.

‘to card a horse’;

Cardverb

To clean or clear, as if by using a card.

Cardverb

To mix or mingle, as with an inferior or weaker article.

Cardnoun

A piece of pasteboard, or thick paper, blank or prepared for various uses; as, a playing card; a visiting card; a card of invitation; pl. a game played with cards.

‘Our first cards were to Carabas House.’;

Cardnoun

A published note, containing a brief statement, explanation, request, expression of thanks, or the like; as, to put a card in the newspapers. Also, a printed programme, and (fig.), an attraction or inducement; as, this will be a good card for the last day of the fair.

Cardnoun

A paper on which the points of the compass are marked; the dial or face of the mariner's compass.

‘All the quartere that they knowI' the shipman's card.’;

Cardnoun

A perforated pasteboard or sheet-metal plate for warp threads, making part of the Jacquard apparatus of a loom. See Jacquard.

Cardnoun

An indicator card. See under Indicator.

Cardnoun

An instrument for disentangling and arranging the fibers of cotton, wool, flax, etc.; or for cleaning and smoothing the hair of animals; - usually consisting of bent wire teeth set closely in rows in a thick piece of leather fastened to a back.

Cardnoun

A roll or sliver of fiber (as of wool) delivered from a carding machine.

Cardverb

To play at cards; to game.

Cardverb

To comb with a card; to cleanse or disentangle by carding; as, to card wool; to card a horse.

‘These card the short comb the longer flakes.’;

Cardverb

To clean or clear, as if by using a card.

‘This book [must] be carded and purged.’;

Cardverb

To mix or mingle, as with an inferior or weaker article.

‘You card your beer, if you guests being to be drunk. - half small, half strong.’;

Cardnoun

one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes;

‘he collected cards and traded them with the other boys’;

Cardnoun

a card certifying the identity of the bearer;

‘he had to show his card to get in’;

Cardnoun

a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures);

‘they sent us a card from Miami’;

Cardnoun

thin cardboard, usually rectangular

Cardnoun

a witty amusing person who makes jokes

Cardnoun

a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement;

‘a poster advertised the coming attractions’;

Cardnoun

a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited

Cardnoun

(golf) a record of scores (as in golf);

‘you have to turn in your card to get a handicap’;

Cardnoun

a list of dishes available at a restaurant;

‘the menu was in French’;

Cardnoun

(baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat;

‘the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate’;

Cardnoun

a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities

Cardverb

separate the fibers of;

‘tease wool’;

Cardverb

ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor;

‘I was carded when I tried to buy a beer!’;

Cardnoun

a piece of thick, stiff paper or thin pasteboard, in particular one used for writing or printing on

‘a piece of card’; ‘some notes jotted down on a card’;

Cardnoun

a card printed with a picture and used to send a message or greeting

‘a birthday card’;

Cardnoun

a card with a person's name and other details printed on it for purposes of identification, for example a business card

‘she dug into her bag and produced her card’; ‘a membership card entitled you to library services’;

Cardnoun

(in soccer and some other games) a yellow or red card shown by the referee to a player who is being cautioned or sent off

‘the ref will have his cards at the ready to enforce the rule of law’;

Cardnoun

a small rectangular piece of plastic containing personal data in a machine-readable form and used to obtain cash or credit or to pay for a telephone call, gain entry to a room or building, etc.

‘she paid for the goods with her card’; ‘your card cannot be used to withdraw more than your daily limit from cash machines’;

Cardnoun

a playing card

‘a pack of cards’;

Cardnoun

a game played with playing cards

‘they were playing interminable cards’;

Cardnoun

short for expansion card

Cardnoun

documents relating to an employee, especially for tax and national insurance, held by the employer.

Cardnoun

a programme of events at a race meeting

‘a nine-race card’;

Cardnoun

a record of scores in a sporting event; a scorecard.

Cardnoun

a person regarded as odd or amusing

‘He laughed: ‘You're a card, you know’’;

Cardnoun

a toothed implement or machine for carding wool.

Cardverb

write (something) on a card, especially for indexing.

Cardverb

(in golf and other sports) score (a certain number of points on a scorecard)

‘he carded 68 in the final round’;

Cardverb

(of the referee in soccer and some other games) show a yellow or red card to (a player who is being cautioned or sent off)

‘a Mac flanker was carded and sent to the sin bin in the first half’; ‘Reid, seconds after being carded, broke down the left wing’;

Cardverb

check the identity card of (someone), in particular as evidence of legal drinking age

‘we were carded at the entrance to the club’;

Cardverb

(of an amateur athlete) be in receipt of government funding to pursue training

‘in 1986–7 all carded athletes received a basic $450 monthly allowance’;

Cardverb

comb and clean (raw wool, hemp fibres, or similar material) with a sharp-toothed instrument in order to disentangle the fibres before spinning

‘the wool from the sheep was carded and spun’;

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