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card punch

n
1. (Computer Science) a device, no longer widely used, controlled by a computer, for transferring information from the central processing unit onto punched cards. Compare card reader
2. (Computer Science) another name for key punch
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Inevitably if that was a chadless card punch all other card punches produced 'chad'.
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