OCR
abbreviation optical character reader; optical character recognition

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • OCR — noun COMPUTING optical character recognition; a computer system for automatically recognizing letters and numbers that have been printed or written by hand on paper: • the scanner s built in OCR software * * * OCR UK US /ˌəʊsiːˈɑːr/ noun [U] IT ► …   Financial and business terms

  • OCR — may refer to: Optical character recognition, conversion of images of text into characters The OCR A font, designed to simplify character recognition The similar OCR B font Transvaginal oocyte retrieval, a technique used in in vitro fertilization… …   Wikipedia

  • .ocr — ocr,   von einigen Programmen zum Fax oder Bildschirmdruck erzeugte Dateierweiterung, die anzeigt, dass diese Datei mit einem Zeichenerkennungsprogramm (OCR) bearbeitet werden kann …   Universal-Lexikon

  • OCR — DEFINICIJA krat. inform. postupak kojim računalo prepoznaje slova, znakove i brojke skenirane optičkim čitačem u obliku slike [OCR softver] ETIMOLOGIJA engl. Optical Character Recognition …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • OCR — sigla ES ingl. Optical Character Recognition, lettura ottica di caratteri …   Dizionario italiano

  • OCR — 〈Abk. für engl.〉 Optical Character Recognition (optische Zeichenerkennung), Methode zur automatischen Erfassung u. Umwandlung von gedruckten Zeichen in Schrift (mit Hilfe eines Scanners) …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • OCR — [ˌəu si: ˈa: US ˌou si: ˈa:r] n [U] technical optical character recognition computer software that recognizes numbers and letters of the alphabet which are written on paper, so that information from paper documents can be ↑scanned into a computer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • OCR — [auch ousi: |ɑ] die; Abk. für engl. optical character recognition »optische Zeichenerkennung«> Vorgang des Umsetzens von [Schrift]zeichen aus der optischen (bildhaften) Darstellung in eine Darstellung der Bedeutung (bes. im ASCII Code);… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • OCR — [ ,ou si ar ] noun uncount COMPUTING optical character recognition: the ability of a computer to read printed or written numbers and words …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • OCR — (Optical Character Recognition) n. identification of characters from a pixelated graphic file and converting them into a regular text file (Computers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • OCR — [ō sē är′] n. 1. OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION 2. OPTICAL CHARACTER READER …   English World dictionary

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