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keypunch

To punch holes in a punch card. Although punch cards are obsolete, some people still say "keys are punched" on a keyboard.
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In EDI, information is organized according to a specified format agreed upon by two parties, thereby permitting both to conduct a computer-to-computer transaction that requires no human intervention or keypunching on either end.
a Delaware corporation that is in the business of providing keypunching, data entry, and database creation services to its customers.
For example, Mayer believes that economists place too little emphasis on the accuracy of their keypunching and calculations.
The frequency is an important statistical step in the first analysis of the data because it provides a tabular summarization of the raw data by classes or categories; and second, errors can be easily identified as a result of the coding and keypunching of data.
By automating labor recording and validation throughout the Aircraft Division, L/ANS will ultimately eliminate the necessity of handling 15,00 timecards and keypunching over 77,000 records per week.
This, of course, will produce a major savings of time spent now in keypunching.
The data can be keypunched as recorded (1 for 1) rather than being pooled into larger groupings and transcribed, with the accompanying loss of precision, before keypunching.
50 an hour keypunching data into American Airlines computers.
Automatically applying the deposits to our bank reconciliation in Voyager makes reconciling our accounts much easier and more efficient, with minimal keypunching and fewer opportunities for error.
By eliminating the paper cards and having staffers enter their own data directly into computers (supervisors checked on overtime entries), the entire keypunching cycle was eliminated.
Keypunching customer information on a personal computer, the clerk signed up 350 shoppers in six weeks, and served as an excellent public relations vehicle for the program.