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English definition of “OCR”

OCR

noun [U]     /ˌəʊ.siːˈɑːr/ US  /ˌoʊ.siːˈɑːr/
abbreviation for optical character recognition : the process by which an electronic device recognizes printed or written letters or numbers Computer concepts
(Definition of OCR noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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