cardpunch


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cardpunch

(ˈkɑːdˌpʌntʃ)
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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12 mins LESSON 3 punch cards, card readers, keypunch (cardpunch), on-line, off-line, reading brushes, reading lights.
The lost revenue for unauthorized cardpunches can top $1,300 per year (based on the assumption of 30 cents per punch, and a shop open six days a week, 14 hours a day).