A CDE Definition
Making a connection between two devices without inserting a plug into a socket. The term is a bit misleading, because "physical contact" is very often made; for example, users tap smart cards on a reader or two smartphones are held back to back and do touch. However, the term refers to the lack of metal pins, or "contacts," which would be in a plug that presses against the metal pins in a socket. See contactless smart card and contactless payments.
Before/After Your Search Term
|NMT||no frames version|
|NNI||no more email|
|NNTP client||no parity|
|No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA||no-reply|
|no checkout grocery store||no wait state memory|
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