scanning

[ UK /skˈænɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈskænɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. 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
  2. the process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer
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How To Use scanning In A Sentence

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Because characteristic of electron gun job is restricted, scanning frequency included frequency and frequency two concepts.
  • After the recording is finished, the tape rewinds and the deck starts scanning for commercials.
  • Identification by retinal scanning is complicated by eye movements.
  • Unwind by sitting quietly and mentally scanning your body from the crown of your head down.
  • I jump off my bed and walk to my closet scanning the clothes, but not really looking, for my mind is recalling the events that happened earlier.
  • A little more than a decade on, his most common mission is what is called an "overwatch," scanning the ground via infrared sensors and radioing what he sees to troops below. NYT > Home Page
  • In addition, the microstructure measurements of the film characterized by scanning electronic microscopy show the evident 'cauliflower-like surface morphology and columnar structure.
  • If you want the result in b&w, choose the "grayscale" option when scanning -- it is slightly better. Newegg.com RSS Feed - Daily Deals
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