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optical character recognitionnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation OCR) specialized
the ​process by which an ​electronicdevicerecognizesprinted or written ​letters or ​numbers
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optical character recognitionnoun [U]

uk   us   ( abbreviation OCR) IT
the ​process by which a ​piece of ​electronicequipmentrecognizesprinted or written ​letters or ​numbers: The ​scanner uses ​opticalcharacterrecognition to ​convertpaperdocuments to ​electronicfiles.
(Definition of optical character recognition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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