magnetic pass

magnetic pass

Pseudomedicine
A component of Mesmer’s occult hypnosis, in which a person’s trance is allegedly deepened by passing the hypnotist’s hands in front of the patient’s eyes.
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The deal will allow drivers to use a single magnetic pass to pay for journeys on the motorways covered by the deal.
Toth Gyuala said the cast were always shadowed by escorts and needed magnetic passes to get around.
Other gates had guards or turnstiles needing magnetic passes. A sign warned "Patrolled and protected by Alandale Security".