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speech recognition

noun
1.
Computers. the computerized analysis of spoken words in order to identify the speaker, as in security systems, or to respond to voiced commands: the analysis is performed by finding patterns in the spectrum of the incoming sound and comparing them with stored patterns of elements of sound, as phones, or of complete words.
Also called voice recognition.
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Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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speech recognition

noun
1.
the understanding of continuous speech by a computer
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