A card is swiped when it is passed through an electronic POS terminal and the magnetic stripe is read.
To slide your student identification card through a slot attached to a photocopier or piece of computer equipment. You do this yourself for some activities, such as to copy or print a document. A library worker will swipe your card to check out a book.
The action of sliding a credit card through the cardreader portion of an authorization terminal
The act of passing an access card through a card reader.
A swape or sweep. See Sweep.
A strong blow given with a sweeping motion, as with a bat or club.
To give a swipe to; to strike forcibly with a sweeping motion, as a ball.
a sweeping stroke or blow
An arranger's tool which enhances a song. A series of chords sung whilst sustaining one word.
A progression of two or more chords sung on a single word or syllable; hallmark of the barbershop style.
A slide from one note to another, sung on one word or syllable, which creates harmonic tension then resolution.
A cover, a panel or even a whole story which is obviously copied or stolen from previously published material.
A panel, sequence, or story obviously borrowed from previously published material.
Swipe is comics term that refers to the intentional or unintentional copying of a cover, panel or page from an earlier comic book or graphic novel. Most commonly it is a form of homage but may also constitute plagiarism. Swipes often occur when a comic is rebooted to demonstrate continuity with earlier volumes.