pho|to|scan|ning «FOH toh SKAN ihng», noun.
the use of a photoscanner.

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  • scan|ning — «SKAN ihng», noun, adjective. –n. 1. close investigation or consideration; critical examination or judgment. 2. = scansion. (Cf. ↑scansion) 3. the process in which an electron beam scans the television picture area. 4. a method of detecting… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pho|to|scan|ner — «FOH toh SKAN uhr», noun. a device that reproduces on X ray film the distribution of a radioactive isotope injected in the body for diagnostic purposes: »The gamma rays coming from the abnormal portions of bone are detected by a photoscanner that …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scan(ning) line — Линия развёртки; строка; Линия сканирования; Строка сканирования …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Image scan(ning) system — Система сканирования изображения …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • scan — fen·no·scan·di·an; scan·dal·iza·tion; scan·dal·iz·er; scan·dal·ous; scan·da·lum; scan·da·roon; scan·dent; scan·di·hoo·vi·an; scan·di·um; scan·dix; scan·mag; scan·na·ble; scan·sion; scan·sion·ist; scan·so·res; scan·so·ri·al; pho·to·scan; scan;… …   English syllables

  • ning — al·mo·ning; an·ti·skin·ning; aw·ning; bai·ning; bun·ning; cun·ning·ham·ia; cun·ning·ly; cun·ning·ness; eve·ning; grin·ning·ly; gro·ning·en; ka·mu·ning; nan·ning; ning·po; pin·ning; pun·ning·ly; run·ning·ly; sin·ning·ly; sin·ning·ness; stun·ning;… …   English syllables

  • Scan. — Scandinavia. * * * scan «skan», verb, scanned, scan|ning, noun. –v.t. 1. to look at closely; examine with care: »His mother scanned his face to see if he was telling the truth. SYNONYM(S): scrutinize. 2. to glance at; look over hastily …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scan line — A scan line is one line, or row, in a raster scanning pattern, such as a video line on a cathode ray tube (CRT) display of a television or computer. On older CRT screens the horizontal scan lines were visually discernible, even when viewed from a …   Wikipedia

  • scan — 1. To survey by traversing with an active or passive sensing device. 2. The image, record, or data obtained by scanning, usually identified by the technology or device employed; e.g., CT s., radionuclide s …   Medical dictionary

  • scan — [[t]skæn[/t]] v. scanned, scan•ning, n. 1) to examine the particulars of minutely; scrutinize 2) to glance at or read hastily: to scan a page[/ex] 3) to observe repeatedly or sweepingly: to scan the horizon[/ex] 4) pro to analyze (verse) for its… …   From formal English to slang