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Token may refer to:


  • Currency 1
  • Computing 2
  • Other uses 3
  • See also 4


  • Token coin, a small, flat, round piece of metal or plastic that can sometimes be used instead of money


  • Token, an object which represents the right to perform some operation:
  • Token (parser), a word or other atomic parse element

Other uses

  • Wedding token, wedding paraphernalia also known as an arrhae or wedding coin
  • Game piece (board game), or counter used in a game
  • Token (railway signalling), a physical object given to a locomotive driver to authorize him to use a particular stretch of single railway track
  • Tokenism, the inclusion of a single person (or very few people) of a group so an organization can publicly claim to be inclusive
  • The Tokens, vocal music group
  • Type-token distinction, an instance of a type in logic, computational linguistics, and information retrieval
  • Token Racing, a Formula One car racing team

See also

  • Token Black, a recurring character on the animated television series South Park
  • Tokin
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