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[mass noun] The accidental transfer of recorded signals to adjacent layers in a reel of magnetic tape.
- ‘Until 3M introduced the 900 Series of tapes, the rule was the better the tape is in terms of high signal-to noise ratios, the more potential there is for print-through.’
- ‘Postprint, or post-echo, is when the print-through signal follows the recorded signal.’
- ‘We measured a 590 20 nm step, revealing that the deposition of the bottom electrodes creates steps on the top layer by print-through.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.