document leading edge

document leading edge

[′däk·yə·mənt ‚lēd·iŋ ′ej]
(computer science)
In character recognition, that edge which is the foremost one encountered during the reading process and whose relative position defines the document's direction of travel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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