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Overview of noun scanning

The noun scanning has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. scanning

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

2. scanning

(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)


Overview of noun scan

The noun scan has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) scan

(the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region; "he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars")

2. scan, CAT scan

(an image produced by scanning; "he analyzed the brain scan"; "you could see the tumor in the CAT scan")

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