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Definition 1: a radio receiver that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for some signal or condition - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where scanner or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they used scanners to monitor police radio channels

Synonyms for scanner in the sense of this definition

(scanner is a kind of ...) electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity

Definition 2: a radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area - [noun denoting artifact]

(scanner is a kind of ...) directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation

Definition 3: an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for scanner in the sense of this definition

(scanner is a kind of ...) a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device

(scanner is a kind of ...) a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically

Definition 4: someone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables - [noun denoting person]

(scanner is a kind of ...) someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication

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