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mag tape

[mag] /mæg/
noun, Computers.
1.
a magnetic tape used for recording data.
Origin
mag, by shortening of magnetic
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Examples for mag tape
  • Data on server is backed up nightly to mag tape with two week tape rotation.
British Dictionary definitions for mag tape

mag tape

noun
1.
(informal) short for magnetic tape
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