Definition of pre-punch in English:

pre-punch

verb

  • with object To punch holes in (a card, material, etc.) in advance; to punch data on to (a tape, card, disc, etc.) prior to use.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Nevada State Journal. From pre- + punch.

Pronunciation

pre-punch

/priːˈpʌn(t)ʃ/