optical mark reading


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optical mark reading

[′äp·tə·kəl ¦märk ‚rēd·iŋ]
(computer science)
Optically sensing information encoded as a series of marks, such as lines or filled-in boxes on a test answer sheet, or some special pattern, such as the Universal Product Code. Abbreviated OMR.
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