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mark sensing[′märk ‚sens·iŋ]
In character recognition, that form of mark detection which depends on the conductivity of graphite pencil marks to locate and convey intended information; the information appears as special marks on sites (windows) within the document coding area.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
mark sensingDetecting pencil lines in predefined boxes on paper forms. The form is designed with boundaries for each pencil stroke that represents a yes, no, single digit or letter, providing all possible answers to each question. A mark sense reader detects the marks and converts them into digital code.
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