Meaning of SCANNER in English


scan ‧ ner /ˈskænə $ -ər/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

1 . a machine that passes an electrical beam over something in order to produce a picture of what is inside it ⇨ scan :

a high-tech body scanner

2 . a piece of computer equipment that allows written or printed information to be taken onto a computer and stored there ⇨ scan

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.