Meaning of SCANNER in English

SCANNER

noun Date: 1556 one that scans: as, a device for sensing recorded data (as in a bar code) , a radio receiver that sequentially scans a range of frequencies for a signal, a device that scans an image (as a photograph) or document (as a page of text) especially for use or storage on a computer, a medical device for scanning a living body to collect diagnostic information

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