Punch-card



noun
1.
a card having holes punched in specific positions and patterns so as to represent data to be stored or processed mechanically, electrically, or photoelectrically.

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  • Punch-drunk

    [puhnch-druhngk] /ˈpʌntʃˌdrʌŋk/ adjective 1. (especially of a boxer) having cerebral concussion caused by repeated blows to the head and consequently exhibiting unsteadiness of gait, hand tremors, slow muscular movement, hesitant speech, and dulled mentality. 2. Informal. befuddled; dazed. adjective 1. demonstrating or characteristic of the behaviour of a person who has suffered repeated blows to […]

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    [puhnch] /pʌntʃ/ noun 1. a thrusting blow, especially with the fist. 2. forcefulness, effectiveness, or pungency in content or appeal; power; zest: a letter to voters that needs more punch. verb (used with object) 3. to give a sharp thrust or blow to, especially with the fist. 4. Western U.S. and Western Canada. to drive […]



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