Definition of character recognition in English:

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character recognition

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noun

The identification by electronic means of printed or written characters.
Example sentences
  • Optical character recognition technology is one important tool that has been slowly improving in quality over the past two decades, but accurate OCR still requires human review and editing.
  • Each will be available in Traditional and Simplified Chinese, and English, and the devices will use PenPower handwriting software for Chinese character recognition.
  • It supports data entry through an on-screen keyboard and character recognition.

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Syllabification: char·ac·ter rec·og·ni·tion

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