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Meaning of "contactless" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTACTLESS

contactless  [ˈkɒntæktlɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTACTLESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Contactless is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONTACTLESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of contactless in the English dictionary

The definition of contactless in the dictionary is without contacts. Other definition of contactless is referring to payment systems which use RFID technology and do not require the customer's signature or pin number.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTACTLESS


affectless
əˈfɛktlɪs
bractless
ˈbræktlɪs
countless
ˈkaʊntlɪs
doubtless
ˈdaʊtlɪs
ductless
ˈdʌktlɪs
effectless
ɪˈfɛktlɪs
effortless
ˈɛfətlɪs
fruitless
ˈfruːtlɪs
heartless
ˈhɑːtlɪs
meatless
ˈmiːtlɪs
pointless
ˈpɔɪntlɪs
prospectless
ˈprɒspektlɪs
relentless
rɪˈlɛntlɪs
respectless
rɪˈspɛktlɪs
restless
ˈrɛstlɪs
spotless
ˈspɒtlɪs
subjectless
ˈsʌbdʒɪktlɪs
suspectless
ˈsʌspɛktlɪs
tasteless
ˈteɪstlɪs
ventless
ˈvɛntlɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTACTLESS

contact
contact address
contact breaker
contact cement
contact centre
contact details
contact flight
contact high
contact insecticide
contact lens
contact magazine
contact man
contact number
contact print
contact sport
contactable
contactee
contactor
contactual
contactually

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTACTLESS

beatless
boltless
bottomless
costless
creditless
dauntless
driftless
faultless
fretless
heatless
hitless
limitless
listless
scentless
shiftless
shirtless
shitless
tactless
textless
thoughtless
weightless

Synonyms and antonyms of contactless in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «contactless» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTACTLESS

Find out the translation of contactless to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of contactless from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «contactless» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

接触
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sin contacto
570 millions of speakers

English

contactless
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संपर्क
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تماس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бесконтактный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

contactless
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যোগাযোগহীন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contact
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak dapat dihubungi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kontakt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

非接触の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비접촉식
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tanpa kontak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không tiếp xúc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தொடர்பற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संपर्करहित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

temassız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contactless
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bezstykowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

безконтактний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

contact
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

contactless
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kontak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kontaktlös
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kontaktløs
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of contactless

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTACTLESS»

The term «contactless» is regularly used and occupies the 63.483 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTACTLESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about contactless

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTACTLESS»

Discover the use of contactless in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to contactless and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
RFID Handbook: Fundamentals and Applications in Contactless ...
This is the third revised edition of the established and trusted RFID Handbook; the most comprehensive introduction to radio frequency identification (RFID) available.
Klaus Finkenzeller, 2010
2
RFID and contactless smart card applications
Building on Paret's previous technical guide it covers a variety of topics in an accessible manner.
Dominique Paret, 2005
3
British Retail Consortium 2007: [BRC yearbook]
by James McDonald Programme Director for contactless payments, Barclaycard Business In this article James McDonald, Programme Director for contactless payments at Barclaycard Business, looks at the exciting opportunities and benefits ...
British Retail Consortium, 2006
4
Wireless/Contactless Power Supply
This research work presents the basic concept of contactless/wireless power transfer and typical IPT systems that employ modern power conversion, control, and magnetic coupling techniques to achieve clean and reliable power transfer without ...
Aiguo Patrick Hu, 2009
5
RFID in Logistics: A Practical Introduction
tapping the reader with the contactless card. If the contactless card is close enough to tap the reader, it is likely to be inside the reader's interrogation zone. To further help overcome the lack of physical feedback, some readers now provide ...
Erick C. Jones, Christopher A. Chung, 2007
6
Smart Card Application Development Using Java: With 98 ...
Communication can take place either through the contacts on the card or via wireless ("contactless") transmission. A hybrid smart card combines both technologies and is able to communicate with the host system using either method.
Uwe Hansmann, 2002
7
Fare Policies, Structures and Technologies: Update
Communications between the reader and the chip can be either through a set of small metallic contacts on the face of the card (for a contact card) or through a short-range wireless interface (for a contactless card). The first use of contact cards, ...
‎2003
8
Wireless/Contactless Power Transfer
This book is about a fundamental study on CCPT technologies covering full mathematical analysis, detailed computer simulation, and practical experiments of different types of CCPT systems.
Chao Liu, Aiguo Patrick Hu, 2012
9
Moving Money: The Future of Consumer Payments
Since 2000, when the card was first offered to merchants, 16,000 retail outlets have agreed to accept it and many have also installed equipment for consumers to load the card with money.27 Octopus has expanded its contactless payment ...
Robert E. Litan, Martin Neil Baily, 2009
10
The Future of Banking In a Globalised World
One of the most ambitious contactless payment programmes is JPMorgan's US rollout of the 'Blink' card. In technology trials, JPMorgan found that the typical card user's compared to cash payments. It is interesting to note the increase in ...
Chris Skinner, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTACTLESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term contactless is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Barclays bPay band: Convenient contactless payments, if you've got …
With contactless payments well and truly established as an everyday method of paying for low-value good and services, it's unsurprising to see ... «The Next Web, Jul 15»
2
Contactless payment to be tested on public transport later this year
TODAY reports: LTA is studying a raft of new fare payment systems, including a contactless payment mode using devices like wristbands. «Channel News Asia, Jul 15»
3
Jawbone UP4 gets contactless payments to take on Apple Watch
One of Apple Watch's best features is it can replace your wallet with NFC payments. Now Jawbone is ready to get in on the contactless ... «Cult of Mac, Jul 15»
4
Is A Billion Contactless Payments A Lot Or A Little?
Contactless payments — particularly in Europe — are catching on. ... If of those 44 billion, 1 billion were made with contactless, that would be ... «PYMNTS.com, Jul 15»
5
Apple Pay set for UK launch on 14 July according to leaked memo
Both claim the contactless payment service will be switched on nationally from 14 July. The leaked memos were spotted by fan site 9to5Mac. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
6
Nigeria's Access Bank is pushing the envelope on contactless
The service is in the same contactless payment cult as PayAttitude that was launched by Unified Payments, a shared payments infrastructure ... «TechCabal, Jul 15»
7
Lloyds Bank authenticates customers with contactless 'tap to bank …
Lloyds Bank is testing a 'tap to bank' service that lets its mobile banking app users tap their contactless debit card against their NFC phone to ... «NFC World, Jul 15»
8
UK shoppers splash out £234m on contactless cards in March
UK shoppers are the biggest adopters of contactless cards in Europe, spending more than €330m (£234m) in March, according to new data ... «Drapers, Jul 15»
9
European contactless adoption explodes.
Contactless is the new normal in Europe, with more than a billion tap-and-go purchases worth EUR12.6 billion on Visa cards in the last 12 ... «Finextra, Jul 15»
10
Contactless payments on the rise
The use of contactless payments in Europe continues to climb with more than one billion transactions in the last 12 months, according to new ... «shropshirestar.com, Jul 15»

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