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 for sprocket feed
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  sprocket feed
  pin feed
  tractor feed
  
      (Or "tractor feed", "pin feed") A method some
     printers use to move paper by rotating wheels with pins or
     studs (tractors) that engage holes along the sides of the
     (usually fanfold) paper.  A sprocket feed printer does not
     slip unless the paper jams, but cannot feed standard typing
     paper or work with a sheet feeder like friction feed.
  
     Some paper for sprocket feed printers has the edge strips with
     the holes in detachable from the rest of the paper.  These
     strips are known as chad (and other names).
  
     (1997-06-29)
  

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