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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

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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. Cesar Yabor:

    The technological capability to identify and verify unmarked burial sites through subsurface scanning or other means was far less robust 70 years ago, while the Corps made every effort at the time to locate unmarked burials.

  2. John Koenig:

    While you're in it, life seems epic. Fiery, tenuous, and unpredictable. But once you have some distance from it, everything seems to shrink, until it's almost out of focus. So you begin scanning your life looking for something interesting or beautiful. But all you see is ordinary people assembled in their tiny classrooms and workspaces, each of us moving around in little steps, like tokens on a game board.

  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. Amnesty International:

    The use of cloud services protects NSO Group from some Internet scanning techniques.

  5. Adrian Beck:

    Consumers are not very good at scanning reliably, why should they be ? They're not trained.

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