Token

  • 1 Token — may refer to:* Token (railway signalling), a physical object given to a locomotive driver to authorize him to use a particular stretch of single railway track * Token coin, a piece of metal or other composition used as a substitute for currency;… …

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  • 2 Token — (aus dem englischen: token) bezeichnet: Token (Münze), eine englische Scheidemünze privater Prägung Token (EDV Netzwerk), eine Bitsequenz in bestimmten EDV Netzwerken Security Token, eine Hardwarekomponente zur Identifizierung und… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 Token — To ken (t[=o] k n), n. [OE. token, taken, AS. t[=a]cen; akin to OFries. t[=e]ken, OS. t[=e]kan, D. teeken, G. zeichen, OHG. Zeihhan, Icel. t[=a]kan, teiken, Sw. tecken, Dan. tegn, Goth. taikns sign, token, gateihan to tell, show, AS. te[ o]n to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 token — [tō′kən] n. [ME < OE tacn, akin to Ger zeichen < IE base * deik̑ , to point, show > TEACH, TOE, DIGIT, DICTION] 1. a sign, indication, or symbol [a token of one s affection] 2. something serving as a sign of authority, identity,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 token — ► NOUN 1) a thing serving to represent a fact, quality, feeling, etc. 2) a voucher that can be exchanged for goods or services. 3) a disc used to operate a machine or in exchange for particular goods or services. ► ADJECTIVE 1) done for the sake… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 token — The phrase by the same token is used to connect a statement to something said previously, and means roughly ‘for the same reason’ or ‘in the same way’. Although it is used less precisely than these definitions imply, there should always be some… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 Token — To ken, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tokened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tokening}.] [AS. t[=a]cnian, fr. t[=a]cen token. See {Token}, n.] To betoken. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Tōken — (engl., »Zeichen«), Münzzeichen, Wertzeichen; von englischen Städten und Privatleuten unter eignem Wappen 1648–72 geprägte Kupfermünzen zu 1/2 Penny, dann vor und nach 1800 neben den schlechten Scheidemünzen des Staates von englischen Banken und… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 token — I noun augury, auspice, chip, device, emblem, evidence, expression, favor, figurehead, indicant, indicator, keepsake, manifestation, memento, omen, portent, proof, relic, remembrance, sign, souvenir, symbol II index binder, bounty, brand, clue …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 Token — ⇡ Token Passing …

    Lexikon der Economics

  • 11 token — 1 *sign, mark, symptom, badge, note Analogous words: *symbol, emblem, attribute: *evidence, testimony: indication, proving or proof, betokening (see corresponding verbs at INDICATE) 2 *pledge, earnest, pawn, hostage …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 token — [n] indication, remembrance badge, clue, demonstration, earnest, evidence, expression, favor, gift, index, indicia, keepsake, manifestation, mark, memento, memorial, note, omen, pawn, pledge, presage, proof, relic, reminder, representation,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 token — ▪ I. token to‧ken 1 [ˈtəʊkən ǁ ˈtoʊ ] noun [countable] a piece of paper, card, plastic etc that can be exchanged for goods: • Collect eight of these tokens and send off for a free recipe book. ˈbook ˌtoken a piece of paper worth a particular… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 Token F1 — Logo de l écurie Token F1 Token est une ancienne éphémère écurie de Formule 1 qui a disputé 3 Grands Prix en 1974. Cette écurie n a jamais été classée en championnat du monde. Son meilleur classement en Grand Prix est une 14e place. Token est l… …

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  • 15 token — /toh keuhn/, n. 1. something serving to represent or indicate some fact, event, feeling, etc.; sign: Black is a token of mourning. 2. a characteristic indication or mark of something; evidence or proof: Malnutrition is a token of poverty. 3. a… …

    Universalium

  • 16 token — n. symbol, sign 1) to give, provide a token of 2) a tangible token 3) (misc.) by the same token ( for a similar reason ); in token of ( as evidence of ) metal or plastic disc used as a substitute for money 4) to drop in, insert, put in a token… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 token — to|ken1 [ˈtəukən US ˈtou ] n [: Old English; Origin: tacen, tacn sign, token ] 1.) a round piece of metal that you use instead of money in some machines 2.) formal something that represents a feeling, fact, event etc a token of your… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 token — [[t]to͟ʊkən[/t]] tokens 1) ADJ: ADJ n You use token to describe things or actions which are small or unimportant but are meant to show particular intentions or feelings which may not be sincere. The announcement was welcomed as a step in the… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 token — n. & adj. n. 1 a thing serving as a symbol, reminder, or distinctive mark of something (as a token of affection; in token of my esteem). 2 a thing serving as evidence of authenticity or as a guarantee. 3 a voucher exchangeable for goods (often of …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 token — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tācen, tācn sign, token; akin to Old High German zeihhan sign, Greek deiknynai to show more at diction Date: before 12th century 1. an outward sign or expression < his tears were tokens of his… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary