split platen

noun

Definition of split platen

: a business-machine platen divided so as to hold a form (such as a ledger card) in one section and in the other a continuous listing tape on which is automatically typed or printed information (such as credit posted) entered on the form

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“Split platen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/split%20platen. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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