punched card

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Synonyms for punched card

a card on which data can be recorded in the form of punched holes

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replace punchcard and lever voting machines and make general election improvements,
The act allocated $470,000 to Lane County toward the purchase of a $540,000 optical scan ballot system to replace the chad-producing punchcard ballots.
These standards for performance and testing will govern punchcard, optical scan, and direct-recording electronic (DRE) voting systems.
The now infamous Florida punchcards make this system seem the least attractive alternative and the most prone to voter error.
During the Florida recount, there was a familiar ring to news about manhandled punchcards and devoured chads.
In Chicago, which uses punchcards, black and Latino precincts reported error rates as high as 12.
What followed was a long legal and political battle over punchcards, recounts and conflicting laws -- lasting until December 12.
Not only is there a nasty virus expected on that date, but 9/9/99 has a mystical significance to programers - they used nines to mean shutdown, a holdover from the days of punchcards which was never sorted.
Significantly, in an accompanying table Tribus and McIrvine estimated that the energy required for various forms of real-world informational processes, ranging from television images to computer punchcards, varied from 0.
If they weren't uncontrollably spewing out reams of punchcards to the dismay of frantic office workers, they were likely to be displaying an independent and malevolent bent toward sabotaging the affairs of unsuspecting, helpless humans.
These are not the national lab users who will do anything to make their programs run fast, they're not people like us who were weaned on hand-loaded switches and punchcards.
In 1924, he introduced punchcards (following in the footsteps of American inventor Herman Hollerith) and a specialized system for measuring turnover; in 1925 he introduced an assembly line for standardized products.
In addition, eSlate absentee ballots are easier to read and mark than punchcards and cannot be counted more than once.