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OCR

abbr.
optical character recognition
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OCR

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) optical character reader or recognition
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OCR

1. optical character reader.
2. optical character recognition.
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Translations

OCR

N ABBR (Comput)
1. =optical character readerLOC m
2. =optical character recognitionROC m
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OCR

[ˌəʊsiːˈɑːr] n abbr
(=optical character reader) → lecteur m optique
(=optical character recognition) → ROC(= reconnaissance optique des caractères)
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References in periodicals archive ?
Modern computer output to microform (COM) technology prints record images in OCR font along with much metadata.
To achieve the best possible performance, the characters should be printed in a standard OCR font. Specifically designed to be read by machine, some of this font's characters have been given additional features to maximize the differences between them and characters that are similar in appearance when printed in a non-OCR font.
Azalea is the premier bar code and OCR font publisher and includes Agfa, International Typeface Corp., Monotype, and others among their font distributors in addition to Hewlett-Packard.