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    // [abbreviation] `It Would Be Nice If'. Compare {WIBNI}.


  •  View Definition: chad box 

    chad box


    n. Iron Age card punches contained boxes inside them, about the size of a lunchbox (or in some models a large wastebasket), that held the chad (sense 2). You had to open the covers of the card punch periodically and empty the chad box. The bit bucket was notionally the equivalent device in the CPU enclosure, which was typically across the room in another great gray-and-blue box.