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card punch

(1) An early peripheral device that punched holes into cards at 100 to 300 cards per minute.

(2) See keypunch machine.
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Inevitably if that was a chadless card punch all other card punches produced 'chad'.
In 1895, Gore installed at Prudential a key-operated card punch and electro-mechanical sorter of his own invention and his brother-in-law's construction.(23) His sorting device used a radial configuration quite different from Hollerith's contemporary or future designs to sort specially designed cards (incompatible with those used by Hollerith) at a rate of 250 cards per minute, much faster than Hollerith's sorting box.
They come back because they love accumulating points or having their card punched. The airlines come to mind.
Optimised protocols are provided for reference, database and paternity testing for a variety of sample types, including FTA card punches, non-FTA punches and swabs.
If customers bought eight car washes and had the card punched each time, they'd get a car wash free.
Discs of card punched out by the machines, known as chads, were at the heart of the disputed ballot.
For the automated punch investigation, 7 x 3.2 mm discs were excised per spot ([+ or -] 75 [micro]l) from 202 samples and a clean card punched between each sample.
Logistics executives have had their card punched in operations and tactical management; being a supply chain executive requires a broader view of the enterprise.
Each time a customer spends an increment of money, they get their card punched. When the card is filled, they get a free item.
From the time she had begun working for us, getting her management card punched was a major career step.
* Even with line printers and card punches, only the required number of characters need be transferred.