tape punch

tape punch

[′tāp ‚pənch]
(computer science)
A machine that punches code holes and feed holes in paper tape.
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17 mins LESSON 8 punch paper tape, off-line paper tape punch, paper tape recorders, keys, on-line ppt reader, ppt punch.
Previously, a programmer would create a hard program on a workstation, read it off to a tape punch, punch a tape, take it over to the machine tool, and read it in.