macrology = M = maggotbox

macrotape /mak'roh-tayp/ n.

An industry-standard reel of tape. Originally, as opposed to a DEC microtape; nowadays, as opposed to modern QIC and DDS tapes. Syn. round tape.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, this entry manually entered by rootbeer277.

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