Scanner

An electronic device to read barcodes that electro-optically converts bars and spaces into electrical signals. For RF systems see 'Interrogator'.
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Scanner

A device for turning a piece of artwork into a digital form. Transparencies, prints and illustrations are scanned so that they can be accessed by software designed for image manipulation and page make-up. For many years the industry standard was the drum scanner, a rotary system which produced very high-resolution scans. Recently flat-bed scanners, such as you might use with a PC, have risen dramatically in quality to the point where the better models are suitable even for high-end work. ...
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Scanner

(Digital cameras and photo printers) A device used to digitise printed information (pictures, graphics, and text).
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scanner

(skan┬┤әr) a device that converts an image, such as from a patient, to a format appropriate for viewing on a computer or being transmitted electronically. equipment used for producing a scan or scanning.
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Scanner

1. When referring to a CCTV device it is the, pan only, head. 2. When referring to an imaging device it is the device with CCD chip that scans documents and images.
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scanner

image scanner noun an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
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scanner

electronic scanner noun a radio receiver that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for some signal or condition; `they used scanners to monitor police radio channels`
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scanner

(computing) In computing, a device that can produce a digital image file of a document for input and storage in a computer. It uses technology similar to that of a photocopier. Small scanners can be passed over the document surface by hand; larger versions have a flat bed, like that of a p...
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Scanner

[radio] A scanner is a radio receiver that can automatically tune, or scan, two or more discrete frequencies, stopping when it finds a signal on one of them and then continuing to scan other frequencies when the initial transmission ceases. The terms radio scanner or police scanner generally refer to a communications receiver that is primar...
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Scanner

A device for converting analogue documents, e.g. paper or film, into digital form for entry into a computer. Most scanners use one or more linear CCD arrays in conjunction with a lens/mirror optical system to capture each document as a series of closely spaced lines. Special scanners are available to capture large format documents, typically up to ...
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scanner

A device or instrument that scans. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Scanner

A device that captures an image for your computer and converts it to a digital form that your computer can display, edit store and output. A scanner can be used for a wide variety of application, such as incorporating artwork or photos into documents, scanning printed text into your word processor to eliminate retyping, scanning faxed document into...
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Scanner

A device that captures an image for your computer and converts it to a digital form that your computer can display, edit store and output. A scanner can be used for a wide variety of application, such as incorporating artwork or photos into documents, scanning printed text into your word processor to eliminate retyping, scanning faxed docum...
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Scanner

A device that converts pictures or text from the surface of an object (such as the print on a newspaper) into a computer image.
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Scanner

A device that uses a moving optical reader to store a page or photo for translation into digital (bitmap) information.
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Scanner

A hardware device for capturing an optical image as digital data.
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Scanner

A machine that scans a printed image, such as a photograph or a page of text, and turns it into a file that can be displayed and manipulated on a computer.
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Scanner

A peripheral for digitising documents (photos, slides, drawings, texts), though it can also digitise small objects. It is an essential tool for putting pictures on a personal web site.
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Scanner

A scanner is a virus detection program that searches for viruses. Also see: anti-virus software, on-demand scanner, on-access scanner.
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Scanner

A unit of a radar set consisting of the antenna and drive assembly for rotating the antenna.
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Scanner

an add-on that enables the user to read visual images into the computer from originals such as photographs and books
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Scanner

An electronic device that automatically reads imprinted codes, as the product is pulled across the scanner. The library field is successfully using these for circulation and other use counts.
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Scanner

An electronic device to read bar codes that electro-optically converts bars and spaces into electrical signals. For RF systems see 'Interrogator'
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Scanner

An electronic device used in the making of colour and tone corrected colour separations.
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scanner

An electronic register system that automatically records the product description and retail price for an item by reading a UPC code with a laser.
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