magnetic ink character recognition

magnetic ink character recognition

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magnetic ink character recognition
 
n
MICR the process of reading characters printed in magnetic ink

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Magnetic Ink Character Recognition definition

business, printer
(MICR) A character recognition system using special ink and characters which can be magnetised and read automatically.
MICR is used almost exclusively in the banking industry where it is used to print details on cheques to enable automatic processing.
(1995-04-13)

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