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Eject

The eject icon has apparently originated from the first tape recorders in the 1960's.

The version of the icon we are accustomed to nowadays has a horizontal rectangle with an arrow pointing upwards on top of it. However, in the 1960's there was also a variation where the rectangle was positioned above the arrow. Like in the 1965 Grundig C 100. Apparently the rectangle represents a cassette or cartridge and the arrow represents movement.

Historical occurrences: 

1960's tape recorders

Concrete: 
10.7
Abstract: 
89.3
Logical: 
36.9
Arbitrary: 
63.1

Classification based on survey 1a data.

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