Associations to the word «Scanning»
SCANNING, verb. Present participle of scan
SCANNING, noun. The act of something being scanned.
SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPE, noun. An electron microscope whose image is made up of a matrix of points from scanning the surface of a sample.
SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPES, noun. Plural of scanning electron microscope
SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY, noun. Microscopy using a scanning electron microscope
SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPE, noun. (physics) An electron microscope that transmits a very narrow beam of electrons through a sample; it can detect individual large or heavy atoms.
SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPES, noun. Plural of scanning transmission electron microscope
SCANNING TUNNELING MICROSCOPE, noun. A device used to form an image of the surface of a conductor or semiconductor with atomic resolution.
SCANNING TUNNELING MICROSCOPES, noun. Plural of scanning tunneling microscope
SCANNING, noun. The process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer.
SCANNING, noun. The act of systematically moving a finely focused beam of light or electrons over a surface in order to produce an image of it for analysis or transmission.
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