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Meaning of scan

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  scan
      n 1: the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed
           region; "he made a thorough scan of the beach with his
           binoculars"
      2: an image produced by scanning; "he analyzed the brain scan";
         "you could see the tumor in the CAT scan" [syn: {scan}, {CAT
         scan}]
      v 1: examine minutely or intensely; "the surgeon scanned the
           X-ray"
      2: examine hastily; "She scanned the newspaper headlines while
         waiting for the taxi" [syn: {scan}, {skim}, {rake}, {glance
         over}, {run down}]
      3: make a wide, sweeping search of; "The beams scanned the night
         sky"
      4: conform to a metrical pattern
      5: move a light beam over; in electronics, to reproduce an image
      6: read metrically; "scan verses"
      7: obtain data from magnetic tapes; "This dictionary can be read
         by the computer" [syn: {read}, {scan}]


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