tape-controlled machine

tape-controlled machine

[′tāp kən¦trōld mə‚shēn]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine tool whose movements are automatically controlled by means of a magnetic or punched tape.
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Setting the console-operated, tape-controlled machine took less than a minute.
Not to mention the truly obsolete: tape-controlled machine tools and hard-wired PLCs and NCs.