Meaning of SCAN in English

SCAN

I.

noun

1 examination by a machine

ADJECTIVE

▪ body , whole-body

▪ bone , brain , iris , retina , retinal

▪ CAT , CT , MRI , PET , ultrasound

▪ antivirus , virus

▪ routine

VERB + SCAN

▪ get , have , obtain , undergo

▪ carry out , do , perform , run , take

▪ order

▪ interpret

SCAN + VERB

▪ confirm sth , indicate sth , reveal sth , show sth

A ~ revealed a small fracture in the hip area.

SCAN + NOUN

▪ data , results

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

The doctors took a ~ of his thigh bone.

2 quick look

ADJECTIVE

▪ cursory , quick

A quick ~ of the local paper revealed nothing.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

II.

verb

1 look

ADVERB

▪ carefully

▪ anxiously , frantically , nervously

She scanned the street nervously, looking for the two men.

▪ slowly

▪ briefly , quickly , rapidly

▪ constantly

▪ mentally , visually

PREPOSITION

▪ for

I scanned the paper for news.

▪ across , around , down , through

My eyes scanned across the horizon.

He scanned through the web pages.

2 copy using a scanner

ADVERB

▪ automatically

▪ digitally , electronically , optically

Scan is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ eye

Scan is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ card , ↑ crowd , ↑ document , ↑ email , ↑ file , ↑ ground , ↑ headline , ↑ horizon , ↑ image , ↑ Internet , ↑ list , ↑ menu , ↑ negative , ↑ newspaper , ↑ page , ↑ photograph , ↑ résumé , ↑ room , ↑ schedule , ↑ shelf , ↑ sky , ↑ surroundings , ↑ text

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