Meaning of SCAN in English


n. 25B6; verb

Adam scanned the horizon : SCRUTINIZE, examine, study, inspect, survey, search, scour, sweep, rake; look at, stare at, gaze at, eye, watch; informal check out; N. Amer. informal scope.

I scanned the papers : GLANCE THROUGH, look through, have a look at, run/cast one's eye over, skim through, flick through, flip through, leaf through, thumb through.

25B6; noun

a careful scan of the terrain : INSPECTION, scrutiny, examination, survey.

a quick scan through the report : GLANCE, look, flick, browse.

a brain scan : EXAMINATION, screening.

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