Associations to the word «Scanner»

Pictures for the word «Scanner»

Wiktionary

SCANNER, noun. A device which scans documents in order to convert them to a digital medium.
SCANNER, noun. A radio receiver which iterates through a sequence of frequencies to detect signal.
SCANNER, noun. A device which uses radiation (ultrasound, X-ray, etc.) to generate images of tissue or surfaces for diagnostic purposes.
SCANNER, noun. A device which uses optics to detect printed data (such as a barcode).
SCANNER, noun. One who scans.

Dictionary definition

SCANNER, noun. Someone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables.
SCANNER, noun. An electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer.
SCANNER, noun. A radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area.
SCANNER, noun. A radio receiver that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for some signal or condition; "they used scanners to monitor police radio channels".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza