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SIDEWAYS FEED [1 record]

Record 1 2002-07-26


Subject field(s)
  • Information Processing (Informatics)

The method of placing cards in the feed hopper of a punched-card machine in which one of the long edges of the card enters the machine first, so that the columns of the card are read simultaneously.


  • Traitement de l'information (Informatique)


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Tratamiento de la información (Informática)

Sistema de alimentación de tarjetas (fichas) perforadas en el que éstas se colocan en el depósito de alimentación de manera que entren en la vía de tarjetas con uno de sus bordes más largos por delante.


Contrasta con alimentación en serie (serial feed).

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