chip and pin

chip and pin
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chip and pin]
    • /tʃɪp ænd pɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chip and pin]
    • /tʃɪp ænd pɪn/

Definitions of chip and pin words

  • uncountable noun chip and pin Chip and PIN is a method of paying for goods you have bought by using both a bank card and a PIN number. 3
  • noun chip and pin a system for processing credit cards requiring the customer to enter a unique identification number instead of a signature to authorize a payment 3
  • noun chip and pin (as modifier) 3
  • noun chip and pin A system for verifying that the bearer of a debit card or credit card is the owner, involving cards that contain a silicon chip storing the PIN of the card; the bearer confirms ownership of the card by inserting it into a machine and entering the PIN, which is compared with the one stored on the chip. 0

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chip and pin popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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