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Noun: token  tow-kun
  1. Something serving as a sign of something else
  2. A metal or plastic disk that can be redeemed or used in designated slot machines
  3. Something of sentimental value
    - keepsake, souvenir, relic
  4. An individual instance of a type of symbol
    "the word 'error' contains three tokens of 'r'";
    - item
Adjective: token  tow-kun
  1. Insignificantly small; only for appearances, politeness, legal consistency, etc.
    "a token gesture of resistance";
    - nominal

Derived forms: tokens

See also: minimal, minimum

Type of: article, disc, disk [N. Amer], mark, object, physical object, sign, symbol

Encyclopedia: Token