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'scanning'

Overview of noun scanning

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1. scanning -- (the process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer)

2. scanning -- (the act of systematically moving a finely focused beam of light or electrons over a surface in order to produce an image of it for analysis or transmission)


Overview of verb scan
1. scan -- (examine minutely or intensely; "the surgeon scanned the X-ray")

2. scan, skim, rake, glance over, run down -- (examine hastily; "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi")

3. scan -- (make a wide, sweeping search of; "The beams scanned the night sky")

4. scan -- (conform to a metrical pattern)

5. scan -- (move a light beam over; in electronics, to reproduce an image)

6. scan -- (read metrically; "scan verses")

7. read, scan -- (obtain data from magnetic tapes; "This dictionary can be read by the computer")



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