electronic scanner

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Noun1.electronic scanner - a radio receiver that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for some signal or condition; "they used scanners to monitor police radio channels"
detector - electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity
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They demanded installation of an electronic scanner on the Pakistan side as manual search consumed a considerable time.
| WARY: Barbara Jessop, manager of the Kirkwood Hospice charity shop, Lindley, where an electronic scanner has been installed because of a spate of fake notes used by 'customers' (AC211213Cscan-02)
"An electronic scanner flagged down a 40-foot container carrying the rims and tyres.
The IRA statement accused prison chiefs of reneging on a deal reached on August 2010 which prisoners claim hasn't been fully implemented and would end the need for strip searching with the introduction of an electronic scanner.
In a couple minutes he'll call me over there."When he leaves work, Raed needs to go through an electronic scanner room for detailed inspection.The Next DayThe next day, PNN turned to Raed to find out what had happened inside the settlement."After I entered the settlement in the Israeli supervisor's car, we entered the worksite.
The voter will insert the marked half of the ballot paper into an electronic scanner which will feed the information to a database to count votes cast.
The defendant also purchased an electronic scanner worth $440 (BD169), which he later used for deleting and entering information into the cards.
It is only when an electronic scanner gun is used by police to examine the bike that the transponders spring to life and spill the beans about its rightful ownership.
These include one-stop, serf-service check-in at airports, which will allow travelers to check in merely by swiping their credit card or frequent flyer card through an electronic scanner. New technology will also facilitate last-minute changes and re-booking with other airlines so flyers won't have to stand in long lines.
One uses an electronic scanner which is swiped across the surface of the vessel, giving a visual and audible warning if a defect is found.
"Our mobile hand-held electronic scanner reads bar codes generated by the builder or contractor," says Best.

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