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1. Optical Mark Reader. A scanning device that recognises marks made on the page. OMR is frequently used when processing questionnaires and answer sheets, i.e. any type of form where boxes have been ticked. cf OCR.
2. Optical Mark Recognition. Technically Optical Mark Recognition is the process used by an Optical Mark Reader to detect marks on a form being scanned. The term can also be used when referring simply to an Optical Mark Reader (see above).

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