Bank Identification Number

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Bank Identification Number

A former term for the unique number on a credit card or debit card. It has been replaced by the issuer identification number.
References in classic literature ?
They sat on chairs, on stools, on boxes, with their baskets by their sides, and some stood by the bin throwing the hops they picked straight into it.
De bug, - I'm berry sartain dat Massa Will bin bit somewhere bout de head by dat goole-bug.
Why taint noffin but a skull - somebody bin lef him head up de tree, and de crows done gobble ebery bit ob de meat off.
anuther offar mite not have ever hapned, so as I shud ave bin justly
sur if ani boddi ad tolde mee yesterday, that I shud haf bin in so
Los Angeles took up the challenge with a recycling program that was phased in from 1990 to 1995, distributing 720,000 small yellow bins to households and asking residents to separate their recyclables by hand before putting the bins at curbs.
In addition, the system tracks the inventory, prompting the operator as the bins need firing and keeping factory records up to date.