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- n. an early sequential digital storage medium consisting of a long roll of paper, each character being coded as a pattern of punched holes; originally used with teletype machines.
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- n. a long narrow strip of paper
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The court reporter typed away, the steno machine spitting a white paper tape into a tray, in folded strips.