adjective see chad

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chadless — adjective Not having or producing chads …   Wiktionary

  • chadless punch — noun A paper tape punch that does not produce little pieces of paper. Instead, the perforations are not completely cut out but the chads are permitted to remain attached to the perforated material (for example, tape) . (U.S. Patent 2,255,794,… …   Wiktionary

  • Punched tape — Five hole and eight hole punched paper tape Punched tape or paper tape is an obsolete form of data storage, consisting of a long strip of paper in which holes are punched to store data. It was widely used during much of the twentieth century for… …   Wikipedia

  • Chad (paper) — Chads from punched cards. Each chad is about 1/8 inch (3 mm) long …   Wikipedia

  • chad — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1944 small pieces of paper or cardboard produced in punching paper tape or data cards; also a piece of chad • chadless adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Cinta perforada — Un rollo de cinta perforada. La cinta perforada es un método obsoleto de almacenamiento de datos, que consiste en una larga tira de papel en la que se realizan agujeros para almacenar los datos. Fue muy empleada durante gran parte del siglo XX… …   Wikipedia Español

  • chad — 1. noun a) Small pieces of paper punched out from the edges of continuous stationery, punched cards, paper tape etc. The keypunch wasnt named after a Mr. Chadless; it was so named because, as expected, it punched tape while producing little or no …   Wiktionary

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