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stringy floppy

is a backing storage devi`ce consisting of a continuous loop of magnetic tape. This allows data recorded anywhere on the tape to be accessed eventually and hence some semblance of random access facilities can be offered. In relatively large systems such devices are used for safety backup copies of disks and are then usually called tape streaniers.

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