Hollerith card
noun see punch card

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

  • Card image — A card image is an archaic term for an ASCII string, usually 80 bytes in length. It refers to a Hollerith card, a data storage medium popular in the 1960s and 1970s. Two standard sizes of Hollerith card stored 80 or 132 characters. A single card… …   Wikipedia

  • Hollerith encoding — was a standard for punch cards used in early computers. Until the early 1980 s, the use of these punch cards was a common form of computer input. These punch cards were 80 columns by 12 rows in size, and in the Hollerith encoding scheme, had one… …   Wikipedia

  • Hollerith code — perfokortinis kodas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. card code; Hollerith code; punchedcard code vok. Lochkartenkode, m rus. перфокарточный код, m pranc. code de la carte, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • card code — perfokortinis kodas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. card code; Hollerith code; punchedcard code vok. Lochkartenkode, m rus. перфокарточный код, m pranc. code de la carte, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • Punched card — Overpunch redirects here. For the code, see Signed overpunch. A punched card, punch card, IBM card, or Hollerith card is a piece of stiff paper that contains digital information represented by the presence or absence of holes in predefined… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — 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

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

  • 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

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