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scan·ner

 (skăn′ər)
n.
1. One that scans: a scanner of newspapers.
2. A receiver that continuously broadcasts signals it detects from specified radio frequencies: heard about the robbery over the police scanner.
3. An optical scanner.
4. A device, such as a CT scanner or PET scanner, for observing internal organs, tissues, and other parts of the body.

scanner

(ˈskænə)
n
1. a person or thing that scans
2. (Electronics) a device, usually electronic, used to measure or sample the distribution of some quantity or condition in a particular system, region, or area
3. (Telecommunications) an aerial or similar device designed to transmit or receive signals, esp radar signals, inside a given solid angle of space, thus allowing a particular region to be scanned
4. (Medicine) any of various devices used in medical diagnosis to obtain an image of an internal organ or part. See CAT scanner, nuclear magnetic resonance scanner, ultrasound scanner
5. informal a television outside broadcast vehicle
6. (Computer Science) short for optical scanner
7. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing an electronic device which scans printed material and converts it to digital form

scan•ner

(ˈskæn ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that scans.
2. optical scanner. See under optical scanning.
3. a radio receiver that continuously tunes to preselected frequencies, broadcasting any signal that it detects.
4. a device for examining a body, organ, or tissue. Compare CAT scanner, PET scanner, sonogram.
[1550–60]

scanner

An input device collecting data by recording brightness values for small areas as it moves across a surface.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scanner - someone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables
reviewer, referee, reader - someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
2.scanner - an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computerscanner - an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
data input device, input device - a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device
electronic device - a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
3.scanner - a radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area
dish aerial, dish antenna, saucer, dish - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
4.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
Translations
ماسحماسح ضوئيماسِحٌ ضَوْئِيّماسِح، جِهاز المَسْح
skenersnímač
scanner
skanneriskannaaja
scannerscanneurbalayeurnumériseurradiomètre à balayage
skener
letapogatószkenner
skanni, skimari, skimi
スキャナー広帯域受信機断層撮影装置読み取り装置スキャナ
스캐너
snímač
optični bralnikskener
skanner
เครื่องตรวจด้วยเสียงหรือรังสี
máy quét

scanner

[ˈskænəʳ] N
1. (Med) → escáner m, scanner m (also ultra-sound scanner) → ecógrafo m
2. (Comput) (in airports) → escáner m
3. (Radar) → antena f direccional

scanner

[ˈskænər] nscanner m, scanographe m

scanner

n (Rad) → Richtantenne f; (TV) → Bildabtaster m; (Comput: = OCR reader, Med) → Scanner m

scanner

[ˈskænəʳ] n (Radar, Med) → scanner m inv; (for bar codes) → lettore m di codice a barre

scan

(skӕn) past tense, past participle scanned verb
1. to examine carefully. He scanned the horizon for any sign of a ship.
2. to look at quickly but not in detail. She scanned the newspaper for news of the murder.
3. to pass radar beams etc over. The area was scanned for signs of enemy aircraft.
4. to pass an electronic or laser beam over a text or picture in order to store it in the memory of a computer.
5. to examine and get an image of what is inside a person's body or an object by using ultra-sound and x-ray. They scanned his luggage at the airport to see if he was carrying drugs.
6. to fit into a particular rhythm or metre. The second line of that verse doesn't scan properly.
noun
She had an ultrasound scan to see whether the baby was a boy or a girl; a brain scan; a quick scan through the report.
ˈscanner noun
a machine etc that scans. Scanners are machines that show the contents of your luggage on a scereen; an ultrasound scanner; an optical scanner.

scanner

ماسِحٌ ضَوْئِيّ skener scanner Scanner σκάνερ escáner skanneri scanner skener scanner スキャナー 스캐너 scanner skanner skaner scanner сканнер skanner เครื่องตรวจด้วยเสียงหรือรังสี tarayıcı máy quét 扫描器

scan·ner

n. escáner.

scanner

n escáner m (Ang), aparato que obtiene imágenes del cuerpo utilizando ondas electromagnéticas; CT — tomógrafo; MRI — resonador magnético
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