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token

noun augury, auspice, chip, device, emblem, evidence, expression, favor, figurehead, indicant, indicator, keepsake, manifestation, memento, omen, portent, proof, relic, remembrance, sign, souvenir, symbol
See also: binder, bounty, brand, clue, coupon, denote, designation, device, expression, guaranty, indicant, indication, indicator, insignificant, manifestation, money, nominal, null, perquisite, pledge, precursor, prize, remembrance, security, specialty, symbol, symptom

TOKEN, contracts, crimes. A document or sign of the existence of a fact.
     2. Tokens are either public or general, or privy tokens. They are true or false. When a token is false and indicates a general intent to defraud, and it is used for that purpose, it will render the offender guilty of the crime of cheating; 12 John. 292; but if it is a mere privy token, as counterfeiting a letter in another man's name, in order to cheat but. one individual, it would not be indictable. 9 Wend. Rep. 182; 1 Dall. R. 47; 2 Rep. Const. Cr. 139; 2 Virg. Cas. 65; 4 Hawks, R. 348; 6 Mass. IR. 72; 1 Virg. Cas. 150; 12 John. 293; 2 Dev. 199; 1 Rich. R. 244.

TOKEN, commercial law. In England, this name is given to pieces of metal, made in the shape of money, passing among private persons by consent at a certain value. 2 Adolph. P. S. 175; 2 Chit. Com. Law, 182.

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Investors and institutional funds have expressed significant interest in token sales.
Once you have collected all your tokens stick them into your token collect booklets, fill out the final entry form and send them to us.
Nasdaq:IONN), a provider of infrastructure security solutions that protect critical information and infrastructure from internal and external security threats, recently announced the introduction of `disposable' software-based authentication tokens into its ION Secure solutions suite, representing the first in a set of product announcements the Company expects to make in the coming weeks.
The scheduling question takes the following form: If two tokens take random walks on the same array and every step of each walk is known in advance, can the scheduler keep the tokens from ever colliding by choosing, on each tick of the clock, which token moves?
For example, if you like Digestives, Gingernuts, Hob Nobs, or Rich Tea biscuits, the tokens found on those packets have a token value of five.
BIG CONTEST RULES A numbered token will be printed every week in the Sunday Mail and every day in the Daily Record until August 29.
as well as their end-users, to manage, via a secure website, all the steps of the token life cycle: creation of the token, token's graphic personalization, user provisioning and enrolment, software deployment on cellphones (on air download or SMS), token activation (first use) or deactivation (in the case of cellphone theft for instance) of the authentication functionO This modular platform is offered either as ASP or in licence mode.
Don't forget to collect tokens for the sport group that you choose to support.
The token system evolved into a kind of shorthand in which signs indicating standard measures of grain, impressed on a clay tablet, came to represent not grain or any other specific commodity but the concept of pure quantity.
Extremely user-friendly and with an elegant design, the Dual Output Token proposes a very high level of security, particularly because seed personalization is carried out by inserting the SIM card in the token when used for the first time.
However, other services may require the user to re-authenticate using another credential type such as Kerberos or SAML token.
CRYPTOCard positively authenticates a user's identity by coupling something in the user's possession (a smart card, hardware token, or software token), with something the user knows (their PIN), and provides centralized authentication for all physical and network access regardless of network infrastructure or user location.