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  • square tape
    n. Mainframe magnetic tape cartridges for use with IBM 3480 or compatible tape drives. The term comes from the square (actually rectangular) shape... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: tip of the ice-cube 

    tip of the ice-cube


    [IBM] n. The visible part of something small and insignificant. Used as an ironic comment in situations where `tip of the iceberg' might be appropriate if the subject were at all important.