card punch

key punch ( def 1 ). Unabridged
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card punch
1.  Compare card reader a device, no longer widely used, controlled by a computer, for transferring information from the central processing unit onto punched cards
2.  another name for key punch

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Example sentences
Positions involving the operation of card punch machines, verifiers, or other key driven devices such as data converters.
All of this was to ease and speed the work of the card punch machine operator.
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