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  Definition of Scanner
  1. a radio receiver that that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for for some signal or condition; "they used scanners to monitor police radio channels"
  2. a radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area
  3. an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
  4. someone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables
Similar Words: electronic scanner, digital scanner, image scanner

 

Derivational Morphology: scan

 

Anagrams: Saracen

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 掃描器   Croatian: skener  
Dutch: scanner   Finnish: skanneri  
French: module de balayage   German: Abtaster  
Greek: σαρωτής   Italian: dispositivo d'esplorazione  
Japanese: 走査器   Korean: 스캐너  
Portuguese: varredor   Russian: блок развертки  
Spanish: explorador  
 
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