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tokens, plural;
  1. Done for the sake of appearances or as a symbolic gesture
    • - cases like these often bring just token fines from the courts
  2. (of a person) Chosen by way of tokenism as a representative of a particular minority or underrepresented group
    • - she took offense at being called the token woman on the force
  1. A thing serving as a visible or tangible representation of something abstract
    • - mistletoe was cut from an oak tree as a token of good fortune
  2. A thing given to or done for someone as an expression of one's feelings
    • - I wanted to offer you a small token of my appreciation
  3. A characteristic or distinctive sign or mark, esp. a badge or favor worn to indicate allegiance to a particular person or party

  4. A word or object conferring authority on or serving to authenticate the speaker or holder

  5. A staff or other object given to a locomotive engineer on a single-track railroad as authority to proceed over a given section of line

  6. A sequence of bits used in a certain network architecture in which the ability to transmit information is conferred on a particular node by the arrival there of this sequence, which is passed continuously between nodes in a fixed order

  7. A person chosen by way of tokenism as a nominal representative of a minority or underrepresented group

  8. A voucher that can be exchanged for goods or services, typically one given as a gift or offered as part of a promotional offer
    • - redeem this token for a free dessert
  9. A metal or plastic disk used to operate a machine or in exchange for particular goods or services

  10. An individual occurrence of a symbol or string, in particular

  11. An individual occurrence of a linguistic unit in speech or writing, as contrasted with the type or class of linguistic unit of which it is an instance

  12. The smallest meaningful unit of information in a sequence of data for a compiler

  1. an individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'"
  2. nominal: insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal); "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of resistance"; "a toknenish gesture"
  3. something serving as a sign of something else
  4. a metal or plastic disk that can be redeemed or used in designated slot machines
  5. keepsake: something of sentimental value
  6. In the study of numismatics, tokens are coin-like objects used instead of coins. The field of tokens is part of exonumia. Tokens are used in place of coins and either have a denomination shown or implied by size, color or shape. ...
  7. In computer science, lexical analysis is the process of converting a sequence of characters into a sequence of tokens. A program or function which performs lexical analysis is called a lexical analyzer, lexer or scanner. ...
  8. Token was a Formula One constructor from the United Kingdom. They participated in four Grands Prix, entering a total of four cars.
  9. In railway signalling, a token is a physical object which a locomotive driver is required to have or see before entering onto a particular section of single track. The token is clearly endorsed with the name of the section it belongs to. ...
  10. Several student characters attend the fictional school South Park Elementary in the animated television show South Park. The school is one of the most prominent settings on the show, the narrative of which revolves mostly around the students.
  11. In Microsoft Windows operating systems, an access token contains the security information for a login session and identifies the user, the user's groups, and the user's privileges.
  12. (Tokens) An action device; the purpose of which is to involve the prospect in the offer. It can be anything from a coin, peel-off stamp or a punch-out paper piece that is inserted into the order form.
  13. (TOKENS) look like government issued coins, but are not. They are privately issued, promising a value in goods or services.
  14. (Tokens) A physical device that an authorized user of computer services is given to aid in authentication. Hardware tokens are often small enough to be carried in a pocket or purse. Some may store cryptographic keys, like a digital signature, or biometric data, like a fingerprint.
  15. (Tokens) Small metal discs used instead of cash for the playing of machines.
  16. (Tokens) This is a broad category of devices used to ease authentication. eToken from Aladdin and SecureID from RSA are examples.
  17. (Tokens) are also an important part of messages. Tokens are the programmatic parts of message text that allow the substitution of other text or values into the message at run time. They are used as a way include variable information in the same message. ...
  18. (Tokens) colored counters used in roulette in the online casino.
  19. (Tokens) playing pieces, usually metal, designed and shaped into different figures, where shape is normally used to differentiate ownership (for example, in MONOPOLY), but where color may differentiate ownership and shape may indicate value differences (for example, in CONFLICT).
  20. (tokens) The means to denote the status of an element or qualifier within a registry; e.g., proposed, recommended, conforming (to the namespace), obsolete, or local.
  21. A special packet that contains data and acts as a messenger or carrier between each computer and device on a ring topology. Each computer must wait for the messenger to stop at its node before it can send data over the network.
  22. A morpheme in a programming language, the smallest unit of text with semantic significance.
  23. A substitute for a coin. These have been issued in the past and are still currently issued in huge quantities. Older ones generally were issued by stores and may not have been accepted at other establishments. ...
  24. A coin-like object redeemable for a particular product or service, such as bus rides, beer or video games.
  25. An abstract unit of information used for implementing synchronous message passing, in which one process using a resource will be assigned the token, allowing it access to the resource. ...