Definition of Hollerith

1. Noun. United States inventor who invented a system for recording alphanumeric information on punched cards (1860-1929).

Exact synonyms: Herman Hollerith
Generic synonyms: Artificer, Discoverer, Inventor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hollerith

Hold 'em
Holden's line
Holl's ligament
Holland gin
Hollander test
Hollenhorst plaques
Hollerith card
Holliday junction
Holliday structure
Hollywood Irish
Hollywood North
Hollywood ending
Hollywood endings
Hollywood moment
Hollywood principle
Hollywood science
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Literary usage of Hollerith

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1. Railroad Accounting by William Everett Hooper (1915)
"To make this task simpler and quicker the hollerith machines are used on the ... UNPUNCHED hollerith SYSTEM CARD. system consists of a machine which punches ..."

2. Technology Quarterly and Proceedings of the Society of Arts by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Society of Arts (1892)
"It was found that the time occupied in transcribing their contents by the hollerith method was 72 hours, 27 minutes ; by the Hunt method, 144 hours, ..."

3. The American Office: Its Organization, Management and Records by John William Schulze (1914)
"The hollerith Machine In large concerns where much tabulation of statistics is required, and where the accounting system is complex, as it is in the ..."

4. Bookkeeping and Cost Accounting for Factories by William Kent (1918)
"The hollerith Tabulating System, which was first used in compiling the records of the ... The essence of the hollerith System is the preparation of a slip, ..."

5. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1888)
"BY H. hollerith. THE Master Car Builders' Association, evidently appreciating the importance of some action on their part with regard to the question of ..."

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