key punch


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key punch

[′kē ‚pənch]
(computer science)
A keyboard-actuated device that punches holes in a card; it may be a hand-feed punch or an automatic feed punch.
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It continued to produce serials union lists, moving from key punch cards, to Panvalet (an online batch processing system), to interactive terminals connected to the university's VAX clusters and mainframes, and finally to desktop computers.
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"Our daughters helped us with the old key punch machines, earning five cents an hour.
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She had worked as a key punch operator for Reader's Digest magazine.
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After graduation from David Hale Fanning Trade School For Girls, she worked at many jobs, including sewing flight suits for WWII airmen and as a key punch operator for Reed-Prentice Company.
Dollie Haga worked as a supervisor of the key punch section of machine operators at the Naval Ship Engineering Center in Norfolk, Va.
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She worked for the Watertown Arsenal in Watertown as a key punch operator during the 1950s and early '60s and then worked as a purchasing agent for the U.S.
It meant I had to use it a sparingly and the right hand is the key punch against the southpaw so it didn't help.