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1scan/ˈskæn/verb
scansscannedscanning
1scan
/ˈskæn/
verb
scansscannedscanning
Learner's definition of SCAN  
[+ object]  : to look at (something) carefully usually in order to find someone or something
: to look over or read (something) quickly
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object]  : to look at the inside of (something) by using a special machine
: to use a special machine to read or copy (something, such as a photograph or a page of text) into a computer
[+ object]
[no object]
[no object]technical, of a poem  : to have a correct or regular rhythm
2scan/ˈskæn/noun
pluralscans
2scan
/ˈskæn/
noun
pluralscans
Learner's definition of SCAN  
[count]
: the act or process of scanning something: such as
: the act of looking at something carefully or quickly — usually singular
   b  : the act or process of using a special machine to see the inside of something (such as a part of the body)
: a picture of the inside of something that is made by a special machine
— see also cat scan
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