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Definition of "scan":

noun: the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region

"he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars"


noun: an image produced by scanning

"he analyzed the brain scan"


verb: obtain data from magnetic tapes


verb: read metrically

"scan verses"


verb: make a wide, sweeping search of

"The beams scanned the night sky"


verb: move a light beam over; in electronics, to reproduce an image


verb: examine hastily

"She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"


verb: examine minutely or intensely

"the surgeon scanned the X-ray"


verb: conform to a metrical pattern



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