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hasp

[hasp]
(design engineering)
A two-piece fastening device having a loop on one piece and a hinged plate that fits over the loop on the other.

HASP

[hasp]
(computer science)
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.

hasp

hasp
A fastening device consisting of a loop and a slotted hinge plate, normally secured with a padlock.

HASP

HASP

(Houston Automatic Spooling Program) An earlier mainframe spooling program that provided task, job and data management functions.
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Either solely for use with lockout-tagout, or in combination with trapped key interlocking, the scissor hasp is a versatile accessory that helps ensure employee safety.
The WAR-LOK(TM) CTL-10 is a die cast zinc barrier box with a keyed locking device that fits securely over the hasp of most cargo utility trailer doors.
Aladdin's primary product, HASP (Hardware Against Software Piracy), combines hardware and software to prevent unauthorized use of computer programs.
HASP operates on IBM and compatibles, NEC (Japanese), Macintosh and UNIX computers.