background ink

background ink

[′bak‚grau̇nd ‚iŋk]
(computer science)
In optical character recognition, a highly reflective ink used to print the parts of a document that are to be ignored by the scanner.

background ink

A highly reflective OCR ink used to print the parts of the form not recognized by a scanner.
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Another feature of Boise BEWARE is erasable background inks which lightens where erasure is attempted, preventing counterfeiters from modifying existing documents.
Our primary business used to be four-color process, Pantone, colors and background inks for the carton industry and commercial printers, but much of the packaging industry is converting to plastic," Mr.
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