Meaning of mark-sensing in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmɑːkˌsɛnsɪŋ/


  • Designating a device which detects or reads data in the form of a sequence of marks.

    Such devices originally used electrically conducting marks made by hand on cards with a pencil, although photoelectric methods are now more commonly used.


1940s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Statistical Association. From mark + sensing, present participle of sense.