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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of keypunch.

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Examples

  • All of the data on extant birth certificates were keypunched into an electronic database.

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  • Although they love getting anything they are hoping to find:a hand-written catalog card in "library hand"artifacts of homemade or local early computer systems for cards and orders, e.g. keypunched cards, etc.the ever-elusive Polaroid camera with attachment for taking pictures from the NUClocal manuals for typing cards, filing, etc.

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  • Unfortunately, very little coordination among maritime countries existed during that time, resulting in each data set being keypunched in an entirely different format, and with different coding practices.

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  • Warnings had to be keypunched by hand into a paper tape and fed through a reader.

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  • They keypunched your specifications like education, height, religion and other preferences and ran a match program on the computer.

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  • The questionnaires are then keypunched at NRG’s data processing center.

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