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card reader

a device, no longer widely used, for reading information on a punched card and transferring it to a computer Compare card punch
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  • As we have seen, the card reader restored the wife's confidence and the young man reproved her for having done what she did.

    Brazilian Tales Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
  • Only the card reader has had any downtime of consequence, and modifications seem to have resolved its problems.

  • One thing, however, was certain: the card reader had guessed everything.

    Brazilian Tales Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

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