optical character recognition


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optical character recognition

n. Abbr. OCR
1. The electronic identification and digital encoding of printed or handwritten characters by means of an optical scanner and specialized software.
2. The technology involved in this process.
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op′tical char′acter recogni`tion


n.
the process or technology of reading printed or typed text by electronic means and converting it to digital data. Abbr.: OCR
[1960–65]
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Translations

optical character recognition

nlettura ottica di caratteri
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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