Scanner meaning

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A device which scans documents in order to convert them to a digital medium.

He put the picture in the scanner, then e-mailed a copy of it to his family.

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A device, such as a CT scanner or PET scanner, for observing internal organs, tissues, and other parts of the body.
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One that scans.

A scanner of newspapers.

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A receiver that continuously broadcasts signals it detects from specified radio frequencies.

Heard about the robbery over the police scanner.

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An optical scanner.
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A person or thing that scans; esp., any device used in television, optical character recognition, etc. for scanning.
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An optical scanner.
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A device, such as a CT scanner or PET scanner, for observing internal organs, tissues, and other parts of the body.
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(1) A synonym for antivirus program.
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Uses rules to scan for vulnerabilities on the network, computer ­system, application program, or Web-based service, typically working with a list of known vulnerabilities. Some Web-application scanners scan for vulnerabilities within applications.
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A radio receiver which iterates through a sequence of frequencies to detect signal.
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A device which uses radiation (ultrasound, X-ray, etc.) to generate images of tissue or surfaces for diagnostic purposes.
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A device which uses optics to detect printed data (such as a barcode).
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One who scans.
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Origin of scanner

  • scan + -er

    From Wiktionary