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scan

 (skăn)
v. scanned, scan·ning, scans
v.tr.
1.
a. To look at carefully or thoroughly, especially in search of something; examine: The sailor scanned the horizon for signs of land.
b. To look over quickly or read hastily: I scanned the newspaper while eating breakfast.
2. Computers To search (stored data) automatically for specific data.
3.
a. To direct a finely focused beam of light or electrons in a systematic pattern over (a surface) in order to reproduce or sense and subsequently transmit an image.
b. To direct a radar beam in a systematic pattern across (a sector of sky) in search of a target.
4. To encode (text, for example) in digital format by means of an optical scanner.
5.
a. Medicine To direct x-rays or other energy at (a body or body part) in order to produce an image, as with a CT scanner.
b. To pass (luggage, for example) through a detector at a security checkpoint in order to detect weapons or banned materials.
6. To analyze (verse) into metrical patterns.
v.intr.
1. To analyze verse into metrical patterns.
2. To conform to a metrical pattern: Does this line scan?
n.
1. The act or an instance of scanning: my scan of the files.
2. Medicine
a. The action or process of scanning a body or body part.
b. An image produced by scanning.

[Middle English scanden, scannen, to scan a verse, from Latin scandere, to climb, scan a verse; see skand- in Indo-European roots.]

scan′na·ble adj.

scanning

(ˈskænɪŋ)
n
the act of examining with a scanner
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scanning - the process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computerscanning - the process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer
photography - the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces
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
replication, reproduction - the act of making copies; "Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient"
Translations

scanning

[ˈskænɪŋ]
A. N (Med) → visualización f radiográfica
B. CPD scanning device Ndetector m

scanning

[ˈskænɪŋ] n (with scanner) [person, body] → examen m au scanner; [luggage, items] → passage m aux rayons X

scanning

n (Comput, Rad, TV) → Scannen nt, → Abtastung f

scan·ning

n. exploración, barrido, escrutinio y registro por medio de un instrumento de detección de la emisión de ondas radiactivas de una sustancia específica que ha sido inyectada y que se concentra en partes o tejidos en observación.
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