a card game strategy (e.g. blackjack) in which a player keeps a mental tally of the cards played in order to calculate the probability of certain cards being dealt, therefore obtaining an advantage
Card counting is sometimes used to obtain a count of the distribution or remaining high cards in trick-taking games, such as contract bridge or spades.
also card counter , (n.)
The film features a group of pastors who had formed a card-counting team and won millions in Vegas.
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- Card creep
card creep chip creep
having a fretwork pattern in low relief: card-cut woodwork.
- Card file
noun another term for card index Historical Examples The oldest method of operating the card follow-up is to use the tickler index in a card file. Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 1 Various Suggest ways in which a card file might be used in the household. Foods and Household Management Helen Kinne But […]
a registered member of an organization, especially of a union or a political party, who has been issued a card in evidence of membership. a person who has a borrower’s card from a library. a person to whom a credit card or bank card is issued. (on a typewriter) either of a pair of devices […]