tape mark


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tape mark

[′tāp ‚märk]
(computer science)
A special character or coding, an attached piece of reflective material, or other device that indicates the physical end of recording on a magnetic tape. Also known as destination warning mark; end-of-tape mark.
A special character that divides a file of magnetic tape into sections, usually followed by a record with data describing the particular section of the file. Also known as control mark.

tape mark

A control code used to indicate the end of a tape file.
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