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He scanned her face but there were no signs of emotion.
Ella scanned the crowd for any sign of Geoff.
The pilot was anxiously scanning the sky for other air traffic.
Merrill opened the letter, scanned it briefly, and threw it away.
Tony scanned through the television programmes in the local newspaper.
She scanned the paper for any news of them.
A program is supplied which scans for viruses and removes them.
Every fifty metres there was a camera scanning the road.
The spacecraft scans the Earth’s oceans with radar instruments.
You can use photographs and then scan them onto your computer.
His job was to scan barcodes in the store.
You can scan in a photograph of your home.
Documents are scanned into a computer and then converted to electronic form.
In one test, the subjects’ brains were scanned while they read to themselves.
This is the British English definition of scan. View American English definition of scan.