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noun, Computers.
a narrow strip of paper in which holes are punched in designated patterns to represent characters: formerly in common use as an input/output medium.
Computers. .
a former name for punched tape
a strip of paper for recording information in the form of rows of either six or eight holes, some or all of which are punched to produce a combination used as a discrete code symbol, formerly used in computers, telex machines, etc


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