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Spanish translation of “scan”

scan

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
explorar
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.
escanear
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
escandir
The second line of that verse doesn’t scan properly.
scanner noun a machine etc that scans
escáner
Scanners are machines that show the contents of your luggage on a screen an ultrasound scanner an optical scanner.
(Definition of scan from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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