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scan

noun
 
 
/skæn/
[C] IT a picture of a document that has been put into a computer: The machine received a good score for its color scans.
[S] a quick look through something, especially in order to check that it is good enough: Can you give this letter a quick scan?
(Definition of scan noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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