Die Übersetzung von "scan" - Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /skæn/ us /skæn/ present participle scanning, past tense and past participle scanned

to examine something with a machine that can see inside an object or body

Airports use X-ray machines to scan luggage for weapons.

to use a machine that copies words or pictures from paper into a computer

I scanned the photos into my computer.

to look around an area quickly to try to find a person or thing

recorrer con la mirada
She scanned / the crowd for a familiar face.

to read something quickly in order to understand the main meaning or to find a particular piece of information

I scanned the travel brochures looking for a cheap holiday.
noun uk /skæn/ us /skæn/

a medical examination in which an image of the inside of the body is made using a special machine

escáner, ecografía
a brain scan

(Die Übersetzung von "scan" von Cambridge Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /skӕn/ (past tense, past participle scanned)

to examine carefully

examinar, escudriñar, otear
He scanned the horizon for any sign of a ship.

to look at quickly but not in detail

dar un vistazo, recorrer con la vista
She scanned the newspaper for news of the murder.

to pass radar beams etc over

The area was scanned for signs of enemy aircraft.

to pass an electronic or laser beam over a text or picture in order to store it in the memory of a computer.


to examine and get an image of what is inside a person’s body or an object by using ultra-sound and x-ray

escanear, pasar por el escáner
They scanned his luggage at the airport to see if he was carrying drugs.

to fit into a particular rhythm or metre/meter

The second line of that verse doesn’t scan properly.
scanner noun

a machine etc that scans

Scanners are machines that show the contents of your luggage on a screen
an ultrasound scanner
an optical scanner.

(Die Übersetzung von "scan" von PASSWORT Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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