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input area[′in‚pu̇t ‚er·ē·ə]
A section of internal storage reserved for storage of data or instructions received from an input unit such as cards or tape. Also known as input block; input storage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
input areaA reserved segment of memory that is used to accept data from a peripheral device. Same as buffer.
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