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  • Magnetic ink character recognition

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In physical, etc., a prefix used instead of micro- before a second element beginning with a vowel. See micro-.


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  • For at least the past 3 years, I've been using the same design, stock, MICR toner, printer, and specifications, for checks on 4 accounts.

    April 7th, 2006

  • She did send along the bank's MICR specifications sheet, which I'd never seen before and was told wasn't available when I opened the account and asked for one.

    April 7th, 2006

  • She was surprised that I'd been told the MICR specs weren't available, and that I was printing my own the cost of MICR toner has dropped over the past few years, but also was disappointed that I'd gone this long without the bank telling me I had a problem.

    April 7th, 2006

  • She's also going to talk to her folks to make sure they know that the MICR specs are available and that the folks in St. Paul will test privately printed checks.

    April 7th, 2006

  • They say two elements in the MICR line the funny looking line of numbers and symbols on the bottom of the check are too close together: they should be at least .115 inch apart, and apparently they're not.

    April 7th, 2006

  • On XP, however, the application claims it cannot find the MICR font it needs.

    April 30th, 2006

  • Rench highlights the major products of the l950s: the Post-Tronic machine for reading magnetic strips on ledger cards and doing financial transactions, and the Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) device.

    Oral history interview with Carl Rench

  • * Perform routine maintenance on transports replace MICR ribbons, belts, cleaning lenses, etc. - News

  • Available immediately to the bank's corporate and commercial customers, Epson's award-winning CaptureOne check scanner enables fast, two-sided check scanning with the highest MICR accuracy in its class and an industry-leading two-year warranty.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • CaptureOne is available in 30, 60 and 90 documents per minute (DPM) as well as Single-Feed versions and is expressly designed to minimize MICR misreads and non-conforming images-eliminating the manual intervention required to reprocess misread checks.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper


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