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1 scan /ˈskæn/ verb
scans; scanned; scanning
1 scan
/ˈskæn/
verb
scans; scanned; scanning
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
2 scan /ˈskæn/ noun
plural scans
2 scan
/ˈskæn/
noun
plural scans
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
: 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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