The labels used on the sides of macrotape reels, so called because they were shaped roughly like blunt-ended bananas. This term, like macrotapes themselves, is obsolete.
- Banana paper
noun a type of paper made from part of the stem, fiber, or bark of the banana plant, mainly used for artwork Examples Banana paper is one of the unique creations gifted by the nature to the human beings, this elegant looking paper is made from the bark of the banana tree.
- Banana plug
noun (electrical engineering) a small single-conductor electrical plug having a curved metal spring along its shank forming a clip to hold it in its socket
- Banana prawn
noun (Austral) a prawn of the genus Penaeus, fished commercially in tropical waters of N Australia
- Banana problem
banana problem (From the story of the little girl who said “I know how to spell “banana”, but I don’t know when to stop”). Not knowing where or when to bring a production to a close (compare fencepost error). One may say “there is a banana problem” of an algorithm with poorly defined or incorrect […]