• (GA) IPA: /ˈskænɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈskænə/

scanner (plural scanners)

  1. A device which scans documents in order to convert them to a digital medium.
    He put the picture in the scanner, then e-mailed a copy of it to his family.
  2. A radio receiver which iterates through a sequence of frequencies to detect signal.
  3. A device which uses radiation (ultrasound, X-ray, etc.) to generate images of tissue or surfaces for diagnostic purposes.
  4. A device which uses optics to detect printed data (such as a barcode).
  5. One who scans.
Translations Translations
  • Russian: ска́нер
  • Russian: ска́нер

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