OCR Definition

ōsēär
abbreviation
Optical character recognition.
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noun
Webster's New World
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other

Application software that allows a computer to recognize printed or written characters, e.g., letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and pictograms using an optical scanner for input. Optical mark recognition (OMR) also employs an optical scanner, but does not employ a character recognition engine. See also OMR.

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