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Meaning of “scanner” in the English Dictionary

"scanner" in British English

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scannernoun [C]

uk   /ˈskæn.ər/  us   //
a ​device for making ​images of the inside of the ​body or for ​readinginformation into a ​computersystem: an ​ultrasound scanner barcode scanners
(Definition of scanner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scanner" in American English

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scannernoun [C]

 us   /ˈskæn·ər/
a ​device that ​changesimages or ​text into ​electronicform: a ​supermarketcheckout scanner An MRI scanner makes ​images of the ​brain, ​spinalcord, and other ​organs.
(Definition of scanner from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"scanner" in Business English

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scannernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈskænər/
IT a ​machine that makes ​images of pictures and ​documents that are then ​stored on a ​computersystem: an image scanner
IT, COMMERCE a ​machine that reads ​information and puts it into a ​computersystem: a barcode scanner
(Definition of scanner from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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