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continuous forms

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′fȯrmz]
(computer science)
In character recognition, any batch of source information that exists in reel form, such as tally rolls or cash-register receipts.
Preprinted forms that repeat on each page, with the bottom of one page joined to the top of the next by a perforated attachment, so that they can be fed through a printer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

continuous forms

A roll of paper forms with perforations for separation into individual sheets after printing. See pin feed and burster.


Green and White Striped Forms
Popular for decades before printing was all graphics based on cut sheets of paper, countless reports were prepared on continuous forms like this in the datacenter. The alternating green and white lines made it easier to read wide rows of data.
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ABSTRACT--The conventional k-step Adams-Moulton formula is converted to a continuous form by using the integrand approximation process.
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18 Print continuous forms to work most efficiently with laser printers--printing can be rotated and you pay by the inch.
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Six tenders for the supply of (a) employees safety equipment, (b) computer continuous forms, (c) copying paper, (d) stationery & office requisites, (e) sensitive paper for the telefax machines, also (f) annual maintenance of the company's telephone exchanges.

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