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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
   
A '''magnetic stripe''' is a band of magnetic material on the back of a card that is capable of [[storing]] [[data]] by modifying the magnetism of tiny iron-based magnetic particles.
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A '''magnetic stripe''' (also called '''magnetic strip''') is a band of magnetic material on the back of a [[bankcard]] or [[debit card]] that is capable of [[storing]] [[data]] by modifying the magnetism of tiny iron-based magnetic particles.
 
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Latest revision as of 14:02, 9 September 2011

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A magnetic stripe (also called magnetic strip) is a band of magnetic material on the back of a bankcard or debit card that is capable of storing data by modifying the magnetism of tiny iron-based magnetic particles.