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    referring to a technology that enables people to pay using credit cards, debit cards or mobile phones by just waving their card or phone near equipment that recognizes and approves the card or phone

    UK credit or debit cardholders can now spend up to £15 without offering a Pin number or a signature after the payment limit was raised for contactless cards.

    Submitted by Harris Park from United Kingdom on 14/12/2011

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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