Meaning of SCAN in English



Function: noun

Date: 1706

1 : the act or process of scanning

2 : a radar or television trace

3 : an image formed by scanning something: as a : a depiction (as a photograph) of the distribution of a radioactive material in something (as a bodily organ) b : an image of a bodily part produced (as by computer) by combining ultrasonic or radiographic data obtained from several angles or sections

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.