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[kee-puhnch] /ˈkiˌpʌntʃ/

Also, key punch. Also called card punch. a machine, operated by a keyboard, for coding information by holes in cards or paper tape in specified patterns.
verb (used with object)
to holes in (a or paper tape), using a keypunch.
to insert (data) into a computer by means of a keypunch:
to keypunch code numbers.

1933, from key (n.1) + punch (v.).


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