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square tape n.

Mainframe magnetic tape cartridges for use with IBM 3480 or compatible tape drives; or QIC tapes used on workstations and micros. The term comes from the square (actually rectangular) shape of the cartridges; contrast round tape

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

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