scanning

Definitions of scanning
  1. 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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    type of:
    replication, reproduction
    the act of making copies
  2. noun
    the process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer
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    type of:
    photography
    the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces
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