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Princeton's WordNet

  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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  1. Scanning

    of Scan

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scanning in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scanning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of scanning in a Sentence

  1. Evolv CEO Peter George:

    It's barbaric if you're going to see your favorite sports team to have to go through metal detectors, this makes lines go away and it's safer because you have AI and machine learning models do the scanning.

  2. Evan Greer:

    Banning facial recognition is not a radical idea. Its common sense. Allowing government agencies to build a face-scanning panopticon with no oversight or accountability is reckless and puts people in danger.

  3. Paul Trombino:

    As long as they’re looking out front or to the sides and constantly moving, making sure they’re constantly scanning the roads, the message will clearly connect with them.

  4. Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum:

    Our work continues to find the graves of our fellow Tulsans who went missing during the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Today, we begin a test excavation in Oaklawn Cemetery to determine what is causing an underground anomaly found by geophysical scanning conducted earlier this year, because the scan is consistent with a mass grave, a team of some of the foremost researchers in the nation have assembled in Tulsa to assess both the presence and the condition of any human remains at the site in question.

  5. Robert Jan van de Kraats:

    We are looking at opportunities in the professional space, so people with a masters or bachelor's education level, we have an ambition to be come a bigger player there. So we are constantly scanning the world.

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    a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals
    • A. sundog
    • B. volubility
    • C. howdah
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