Hollerith card


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Hollerith card


[After Herman Hollerith.]
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Noun1.Hollerith card - a card on which data can be recorded in the form of punched holesHollerith card - a card on which data can be recorded in the form of punched holes
card - one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes; "he collected cards and traded them with the other boys"
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Example of a punched Hollerith Card, "A 80 holes punched card", by Mutatis mutandis licensed under cc by 2.
As a final example that had a brief period of notoriety in recent years, consider chad meaning 'paper fragment,' often denoting small pieces punched out of cards or paper tapes in various applications (including the obsolete Hollerith card and the archaic paper ballot).
From the Hollerith card to the touch screen machines, faster speed and "absolute" secrecy have motivated voting equipment designers.