[ UK /skˈæn/ ]
[ US /ˈskæn/ ]
[ US /ˈskæn/ ]
an image produced by scanning
you could see the tumor in the CAT scan
he analyzed the brain scan
the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region
he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars
examine minutely or intensely
the surgeon scanned the X-ray
- conform to a metrical pattern
obtain data from magnetic tapes or other digital sources
This dictionary can be read by the computer
- move a light beam over; in electronics, to reproduce an image
She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi
make a wide, sweeping search of
The beams scanned the night sky
How To Use scan In A Sentence
- The giant cross has become a familiar landmark to generations of San Franciscans.
- High-frequency waves broadcast by the radar bounce off a person, scanning the in-and-out movement of the chest and more subtle, but also detectable, motion of the heartbeat against the chest wall.
- Most email tools scan the header of an email to see if the sender is spoofing.
- Either way, the full story of this apparent scandal must come out. Times, Sunday Times
- This makes is seem inevitable that the scanning device which supposedly generates higher-order experiences of our first-order visual experience would have to be almost as sophisticated and complex as the visual system itself.
- His Eminence Don Pelasio de Labastida, an eighteenth century bishop of Mexico City set a scandalous example of such indulgence in earthly pleasures. To the charreada with stars in her eyes
- Football has been rocked by allegations that up to eight top bosses have been caught up in a bung scandal. The Sun
- This scandal is bound to tell against him in the coming presidential election.
- Because characteristic of electron gun job is restricted, scanning frequency included frequency and frequency two concepts.
- It was picked up on a ￡300 scanner near Andrew's naval base at Portland, Dorset.