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A two-piece fastening device having a loop on one piece and a hinged plate that fits over the loop on the other.
A technique used on some types of larger computers to control input and output between a computer and its peripheral devices by utilizing mass-storage devices to temporarily store data. Acronym for Houston Automatic Spooling Processor.
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A fastening device consisting of a loop and a slotted hinge plate, normally secured with a padlock.
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HASP(Houston Automatic Spooling Program) An earlier mainframe spooling program that provided task, job and data management functions.
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