Definition of

Scanning

  1. (noun, act) 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. (noun, process) the process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Scanning

Derivations: scan

Hypernyms: photography, replication, reproduction

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