magnetic ink character recognition

= MICR
A type of magnetic ink used on cheques and other documents to enable them to be automatically sorted and the characters to be read and fed into a computer.

Accounting dictionary. 2014.

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  • Magnetic Ink Character Recognition — ( MICR) A description comprising numbers and symbols printed in magnetic ink on documents for automated processing. For checks, this MICR line appears at the bottom of the check. American Banker Glossary * * * magnetic ink character recognition… …   Financial and business terms

  • magnetic ink character recognition — noun The reading by a computer of numbers printed in magnetic ink (abbrev MICR) • • • Main Entry: ↑magnet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Magnetic-Ink Character Recognition —   [engl.], Magnetschrifterkennung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Magnetic ink character recognition — Cheque sample for a fictional bank in Canada using par crossing MICR encoding for cashing in the United States Magnetic Ink Character Recognition, or MICR, is a character recognition technology used primarily by the banking industry to facilitate …   Wikipedia

  • Magnetic Ink Character Recognition — MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) bezeichnet eine spezielle Variante der Erkennung von Zeichen (OCR) wie sie vor allem in den USA zur Verarbeitung von Schecks verwendet wird. Hierbei werden einerseits die Ziffern in einem speziellen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • magnetic ink character recognition — MICR A type of magnetic ink used on cheques and other documents to enable them to be automatically sorted and the characters to be read and fed into a computer …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • magnetic ink character recognition. — See MICR. * * * …   Universalium

  • Magnetic ink character recognition — Чтение знаков, отпечатанных магнитной краской …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • magnetic ink character recognition. — See MICR …   Useful english dictionary

  • Magnetic Ink Character Recognition Line - MICR — The information that appears at the bottom of a check that includes the bank s routing number, the customer s account number, and the check number. The magnetic ink character recognition line is printed using technology that allows computers to… …   Investment dictionary

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