HyperDic: scan

English > 9 senses of the word scan:
VERBperceptionscanexamine minutely or intensely
perceptionscan, skim, rake, glance over, run downexamine hastily
contactscanmake a wide, sweeping search of
stativescanconform to a metrical pattern
motionscanmove a light beam over
communicationscanread metrically
cognitionscan, readobtain data from magnetic tapes
NOUNactscanthe act of scanning
artifactscan, CAT scanan image produced by scanning
scan > pronunciation
Rhymesafghan / Afghan ... Yucatan: 118 rhymes with aen...
English > scan: 9 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region / region.
Example"he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars"
Broaderexamination, scrutinyThe act of examining something closely (as for mistakes / mistakes)
Spanishexploración, visualización
Catalanexploració, visualització
Verbsscanmake a wide, sweeping search of
scanexamine minutely or intensely
English > scan: 9 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn image produced by scanning.
  • "he analyzed the brain scan"
  • "you could see the tumor in the CAT scan"
SynonymCAT scan
Broaderpicture, image, icon, ikonA visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
Verbsscanexamine minutely or intensely
English > scan: 9 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningExamine minutely or intensely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe customs agents scan the bags for drugs
Example"the surgeon scanned the X-ray"
NarrowerglassScan (game in the forest / forest) with binoculars
Broaderexamine, seeobserve, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
Spanishescandir, escanear, escrutar
Catalanescandir, examinar amb cura, explorar
Nounsscanthe act of scanning
scanan image produced by scanning
English > scan: 9 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningExamine hastily.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"
Synonymsskim, rake, glance over, run down
Broaderexamine, seeobserve, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
Spanishescudriñar, explorar, hurgar
Catalanescodrinyar, escorcollar, examinar, explorar, furgar
English > scan: 9 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningmake a wide, sweeping search of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The beams scanned the night sky"
Broadersearchsubject to a search
Nounsscanthe act of scanning
scannera radio receiver that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for some signal or condition
scannera radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area
English > scan: 9 senses > verb 4, stative
Meaningconform to a metrical pattern.
PatternSomething ----s
Categorypoetry, poesy, verseliterature in metrical form
BroaderconformBe similar, be in line with
English > scan: 9 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningMove a light beam over; in electronics, to reproduce an image.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Nounsscanneran electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
scanningthe process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer
English > scan: 9 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaningread metrically.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"scan verses"
Broaderdeclaim, reciterecite in elocution
Nounsscannersomeone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables
scansionanalysis of verse into metrical patterns
English > scan: 9 senses > verb 7, cognition
MeaningObtain data from magnetic tapes.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Narrowermisreadread or interpret wrongly
Broaderinterpret, construe, seemake sense of
Spanishexaminar, explorar, leer, recuperar
Catalanexaminar, explorar, llegir

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