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scan·ning

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  1. scanningnoun

    the process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer

  2. scanningnoun

    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

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How to use scanning in a sentence?

  1. Cesar Yabor:

    The technological capability to identify and verify unmarked burial sites through subsurface scanning or other means was far less robust 70 years ago, while the Corps made every effort at the time to locate unmarked burials.

  2. Steven Nissen:

    The problem in this population [of the guideline accuracy study] is that they were selected to undergo calcium scanning. we also don't place much stock in computer simulations.

  3. Adrian Beck:

    Consumers are not very good at scanning reliably, why should they be ? They're not trained.

  4. Even Wirth:

    We are always scanning the landscape for opportunities.

  5. John Koenig:

    While you're in it, life seems epic. Fiery, tenuous, and unpredictable. But once you have some distance from it, everything seems to shrink, until it's almost out of focus. So you begin scanning your life looking for something interesting or beautiful. But all you see is ordinary people assembled in their tiny classrooms and workspaces, each of us moving around in little steps, like tokens on a game board.


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