HyperDic: scanner

English > 4 senses of the word scanner:
NOUNperson scannersomeone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables
artifactscanner, digital scanner, image scanneran electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
artifactscannera radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area
artifactscanner, electronic scannera radio receiver that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for some signal or condition
scanner > pronunciation
Soundsskae'ner
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
English > scanner: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables.
Broaderreviewer, referee, readersomeone who reads manuscripts and judges / judges their suitability for publication
Verbsscanread metrically
English > scanner: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer.
Synonymsdigital scanner, image scanner
Broaderdata input device, input deviceA device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device
electronic deviceA device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
Spanishescáner de imagen, escáner digital, escáner
Catalanescàner
Verbsscanmove a light beam over
English > scanner: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area.
Broaderdish, dish aerial, dish antenna, saucerdirectional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
Verbsscanmake a wide, sweeping search of
English > scanner: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA radio receiver that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for some signal or condition.
Example"they used scanners to monitor police radio channels"
Synonymelectronic scanner
Broaderdetectorelectronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity
Spanishantena direccional, escáner, explorador
Catalanantena giratòria, dispositiu explorador, escàner
Verbsscanmake a wide, sweeping search of

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