Meaning of SCANNER in English

SCANNER

transcription, транскрипция: [ skænə(r) ]

( scanners)

1.

A scanner is a machine which is used to examine, identify, or record things, for example by using a beam of light, sound, or X-rays.

...brain scanners.

...a security scanner that can see through clothes.

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2.

A scanner is a piece of computer equipment that you use for copying a picture or document onto a computer. ( COMPUTING )

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