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Hollerith code

[hol-uh-rith] /ˈhɒl ə rɪθ/
noun, Computers.
a system for coding data into punched cards, in which each horizontal row is assigned a different value, and letters, numbers, or special characters are encoded as combinations of these values in a vertical column.
Origin of Hollerith code
1946; named after Herman Hollerith (1860-1929), U.S. inventor of the system Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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