punch card
noun Date: 1919 a card in which holes are punched in designated positions to represent data — called also Hollerith card, punched card

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • punch-card — punchˈ card or punched card noun A card with perforations representing data, formerly used in the operation of computers • • • Main Entry: ↑punch …   Useful english dictionary

  • punch card — punch′ card n. cmp a rectangular card on which data is stored in the form of a pattern of small holes • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • punch card — ☆ punch card n. a card with holes positioned in it for interpretation by an automatic data processing machine or for quick mechanical selection …   English World dictionary

  • punch card — (izg. pȁnč kȃrd) m DEFINICIJA inform. bušena kartica (kodiranje podataka vrši se bušenjem rupa na tvrdom kartonu) služila za prijenos i pohranu podataka u prvim elektromehaničkim kompjuterskim sustavima (Hollerith) ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • punch card — noun a card on which data can be recorded in the form of punched holes • Syn: ↑punched card, ↑Hollerith card • Hypernyms: ↑card * * * noun or punched card Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • punch card — perfokorta statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. card; punch card; punched card vok. Lochkarte, f rus. перфокарта, f; перфорационная карта, f pranc. carte perforée, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • punch card — perfokorta statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Standaus popieriaus kortelė, kurioje duomenys vaizduojami pramuštomis skylutėmis. Pirmosios ir antrosios kartos kompiuteriuose buvo naudojama kaip pagrindinė priemonė duomenims pateikti… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • punch card — /ˈpʌntʃ kad/ (say punch kahd) noun a standard sized card through which a pattern of holes is punched to represent information in a form which can be read by a computer or business machine. Also, punched card …   Australian English dictionary

  • punch card — noun a) A card that can have holes or notches cut in it, especially one for storing data, that can be sorted according to combinations of holes present or absent. b) Such a card, the size of a US dollar bill, having 80 columns of 12 rows used in… …   Wiktionary

  • punch card — a card having holes punched in specific positions and patterns so as to represent data to be stored or processed mechanically, electrically, or photoelectrically. Also, punchcard, punched card. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

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