trailer label


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trailer label

[′trā·lər ‚lā·bəl]
(computer science)
A record appearing at the end of a magnetic tape that uniquely identifies the tape as one required by the system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

trailer label

The last record in a tape file. May contain number of records, hash totals and other ID.
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