Definitions of scanning

n 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

Type of:
replication, reproduction
the act of making copies

n the process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer

Type of:
the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces

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