scanning


scanning
scan·ning || 'skænɪŋ n. act of examining; act of glancing at quickly; act of converting an object or image into a digital image through the use of an optical scanner (Computers); examination of a body part though the use of medical imaging techniques adj. performing a scan, creating a scan skæn n. act of scanning, close examination, scrutinizing look; computerized images created by an optical scanner (Computers); computerized image of the human body created through the use of medical imaging techniques (Medicine) v. convert an object or image into a digital image using an optical scanner (Computers); browse, glance at quickly; examine a body part through the use of medical imaging techniques (Medicine); determine the meter of a verse

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  • scanning — / skæniŋ/, it. / skan:ing/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) scan esaminare ], usato in ital. al masch. (inform.) [analisi o campionamento di un immagine mediante cui essa è scomposta in elementi (detti pixel ) i quali vengono trasformati in segnali… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • scanning — /ˈskannin(g), ingl. ˈskænɪŋ/ [vc. ingl., da to scan «esaminare minuziosamente»] s. m. inv. scansione, scannerizzazione …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • scanning — scrutiny, examination, inspection, audit (see under SCRUTINIZE) Analogous words: study, application, *attention, concentration: *oversight, supervision, surveillance: analysis, dissection (see under ANALYZE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • scanning — In radar, the motion of the radar antenna assembly when searching for targets. Scanning usually follows a systematic pattern involving one or more of the following: i. In horizontal scanning (or search lighting), the antenna is continuously… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Scanning — Scan|ning 〈[skæ̣nıŋ] n. 15; unz.〉 Bearbeitung mithilfe eines Scanners, das Einlesen; Sy Scan * * * Scan|ning [ skɛnɪŋ], das; [s], s [engl. scanning, zu: to scan, ↑ scannen] (Fachspr.): Untersuchung, Abtasten mithilfe eines Scanners. * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Scanning — Scan Scan (sk[a^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scanned} (sk[a^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scanning}.] [L. scandere, scansum, to climb, to scan, akin to Skr. skand to spring, leap: cf. F. scander. Cf. {Ascend}, {Descend}, {Scale} a ladder.] 1. To mount by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scanning — The act of imaging by traversing with an active or passive sensing device, often identified by the technology or device employed. transvaginal s. ultrasonography of the female pelvis with the transducer placed inside the …   Medical dictionary

  • scanning — Synonyms and related words: EDP, Stabreim, alliterative meter, analyzing, antispastic, automatic tracking, cadenced, classifying, collating, computer technology, computer typesetting, computing, dactylic, data processing, data retrieval, data… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Scanning — Scan|ning das; [s] <aus gleichbed. engl. scanning> Untersuchung, Abtasten mithilfe eines Scanners …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • scanning — skleidimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. scan; scanning; sweep vok. Ablenkung, f; Abtastung, f rus. развёртка, f pranc. balayage, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas