Meaning of SCAN in English
1. To examine sequentially, part by part. 2. To examine every reference in every entry in a file routinely as part of a retrieval scheme. 3. In radar , one complete rotation of the interrogating antenna . 4. In SONAR , to search 360° or a specific search sector by the use of phased array of transducers. 5. To sweep, i.e., rotate, a beam about a point or about an axis.
Telecommunication standard terms English vocab. Английский словарь стандартных телекоммуникационных терминов. 2012