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Magnetic-Stripe Terminal

When a financial institution grants a credit card to a consumer they issue them a card which has a magnetic-stripe on the back which holds personal and account information necessary to process an electronic payment transaction.  A Magnetic-stripe terminal is the device that reads the magnetic stripe on a plastic card.

Previous Credit Card Term: Magnetic-Stripe Reader

Next Credit Card Term: Minimum payment

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