optical scanning

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noun
  1. the process of interpreting data in printed, handwritten, bar-code, or other visual form by a device (optical scanner or reader) that scans and identifies the data.

Origin of optical scanning

First recorded in 1955–60
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Related Words for optical scanning

OCR, scanner