scan

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noun
1 examination by a machine
ADJECTIVE
body, whole-body
bone, brain, iris, retina, retinal
CAT, CT, MRI, PET, ultrasound
antivirus, virus
routine
VERB + SCAN
get, have, obtain, undergo
carry out, do, perform, run, take
order
interpret
SCAN + VERB
confirm sth, indicate sth, reveal sth, show sth

A scan revealed a small fracture in the hip area.

SCAN + NOUN
data, results
PREPOSITION
scan of

The doctors took a scan of his thigh bone.

2 quick look
ADJECTIVE
cursory, quick

A quick scan of the local paper revealed nothing.

PREPOSITION
scan of
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verb
1 look
ADVERB
carefully
anxiously, frantically, nervously

She scanned the street nervously, looking for the two men.

slowly
briefly, quickly, rapidly
constantly
mentally, visually
PREPOSITION
for

I scanned the paper for news.

across, around, down, through

My eyes scanned across the horizon.

He scanned through the web pages.

2 copy using a scanner
ADVERB
automatically
digitally, electronically, optically
Scan is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑eye
Scan is used with these nouns as the object: ↑card, ↑crowd, ↑document, ↑email, ↑file, ↑ground, ↑headline, ↑horizon, ↑image, ↑Internet, ↑list, ↑menu, ↑negative, ↑newspaper, ↑page, ↑photograph, ↑résumé, ↑room, ↑schedule, ↑shelf, ↑sky, ↑surroundings, ↑text

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